noun, plural mus·kel·lung·es, (especially collectively) mus·kel·lunge.
- muskegon heights,
- muskie, edmund sixtus
Origin of muskellunge
Examples from the Web for muskellunge
Once a twenty pound muskellunge had been caught, and bass were plentiful.A Son of the City|Herman Gastrell Seely
maskalonge (ˈmæskəˌlɒndʒ) or maskanonge (ˈmæskəˌnɒndʒ)
noun plural -lunges, -longes, -nonges, -lunge, -longe or -nonge
Word Origin for muskellunge
"large North American pike," 1789, from Algonquian (Ojibwa) maashkinoozhe; the second element kinoozhe "pike;" the first either mac "great," maazh- "similar to," or maazh- "ugly." Altered by French folk etymology as masque allongé "long mask." Called muskie for short (1894).