Meaning of MUSKELLUNGE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈməs-kə-ˌlənj ]


( plural muskellunge )

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

Date: 1777

: a large North American pike ( Esox masquinongy ) that has dark markings, may weigh over 60 pounds (27 kilograms), and is a valuable sport fish

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.