type genus of the Coregonidae: whitefishes
Syn: ↑genus Coregonus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Coregonidae, ↑family Coregonidae

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈgōnəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek korē pupil of the eye + New Latin -gonus (from Greek gōnia angle) — more at crescent, diagonal
: a genus of plainly colored salmonid fishes comprising the typical whitefishes of the lakes of Europe, Asia, and No. America — see whitefish

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Coregonus /kö- or ko-ri-gōˈnəs/
Whitefish, a genus of herring-like fishes of the salmon family, pollan, vendace, etc
ORIGIN: Gr korē pupil of the eye, and gōniā angle
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coregoˈnīne (or /-nin/) adjective

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