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greenling

[ green-ling ]
/ ˈgrin lɪŋ /
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noun

any spiny-finned food fish of the genus Hexagrammos, of North Pacific coasts.

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Origin of greenling

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at green, -ling1
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British Dictionary definitions for greenling

greenling
/ (ˈɡriːnlɪŋ) /

noun

any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Hexagrammidae of the North Pacific Ocean
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