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mummichog

[muhm-i-chog]
noun Coastal New England.
  1. 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

1780–90, Americanism; < Narragansett (E spelling) moamitteaũg
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