Meaning of MUSKELLUNGE in English

MUSKELLUNGE

n.

Pronunciation: ' m ə s-k ə - ˌ l ə nj

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural muskellunge

Etymology: alteration of Canadian French maskinongé, from Ojibwa ma · skino · š e ·

Date: 1777

: a large No. American pike ( Esox masquinongy ) that has dark markings, may weigh over 60 pounds (27 kilograms), and is a valuable sport fish

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