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muskie

[muhs-kee] /ˈmʌs ki/
noun
Origin of muskie
1890-1895
1890-95; musk(ellunge) + -ie

musky2

[muhs-kee] /ˈmʌs ki/
noun, plural muskies.
Origin
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British Dictionary definitions for muskies

muskie

/ˈmʌskɪ/
noun
1.
(Canadian) an informal name for the muskellunge

Muskie

/ˈmʌskɪ/
noun
1.
Edmund (Sixtus). 1914–96, US Democratic politician: Governor of Maine (1955–59): senator for Maine (1959–80): Secretary of State (1980–81)

musky1

/ˈmʌskɪ/
adjective muskier, muskiest
1.
resembling the smell of musk; having a heady or pungent sweet aroma
Derived Forms
muskiness, noun

musky2

/ˈmʌskɪ/
noun (pl) muskies
1.
an informal name for the muskellunge
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Word Origin and History for muskies

musky

adj.

c.1600, from musk + -y (2). Related: Muskiness.

n.

late 19c., short for muskrat or muskellunge. Also muskie.

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