- any of several varieties of the whitefish Coregonus pollan that occur in lakes in Northern Ireland
Word Origin for pollan
C18: probably from Irish poll lake
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Historical Examples of pollan
Specific acts have also been passed for the establishment and development of oyster, pollan and mussel fisheries.
Pollan, pol′an, n. a fresh-water fish of the family Salmonid, a native of lakes in Ireland.