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mummichog

[ muhm-i-chog ]
/ ˈmʌm ɪˌtʃɒg /
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noun Coastal New England.
a silver and black killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, found in fresh, brackish, and salt water along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
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Origin of mummichog

First recorded in 1780–90, Americanism; from Narragansett (English spelling) moamitteaũg
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