Definition of Fingerling

1. Noun. A young or small fish.

Generic synonyms: Fish



Definition of Fingerling

1. n. A young salmon. See Parr.

Definition of Fingerling

1. Noun. A young salmon or trout. ¹

2. Noun. A type of small potato grown primarily in North America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fingerling

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fingerling

1. Young fish, usually in its first or second year and generally between 2 and 25 centimetres long. (Compare fry and parr.) (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fingerling

fingerfuckers
fingerfucking
fingerfucks
fingerful
fingerfuls
fingerguard
fingerguards
fingerhold
fingerholds
fingering
fingerings
fingerite
fingerless
fingerlessness
fingerlike
fingerling (current term)
fingerlings
fingermark
fingermarks
fingernail
fingernail moon
fingernail moons
fingernailed
fingernails
fingerpad
fingerpads
fingerpaint
fingerpainted
fingerpainting
fingerpaints

Literary usage of Fingerling

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1. Pamphlets on Forestry in Wisconsin (1910)
"... Black baas, fingerling 168000 Rainbow trout, yearling 3800 Brook trout, adult. 1800 Rainbow trout, adult 2150 Furnished trout for State Fair Exhibit. ..."

2. A Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and by John Ogilvie (1855)
"... 1 Co- fingerling tic apparatus used for the purpose of showing that, if the pressure of the atmosphere be removed from an under surface, the pressure ..."

3. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society by American Fisheries Society (1913)
"LAND: We have adopted a plan that overcomes the difficulty of the feeding of fingerling in hatchery ponds for any length of time. ..."

4. Annual Report by New York (State). Conservation Dept (1919)
"Greater Production of fingerling Trout. The policy of producing more and larger ... fingerling land locked salmon were distributed to the number of 140732, ..."

5. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1907)
"Brook, native and rainbow arc the principal species of trout which are planted, and their size is designated as fry, fingerling and yearling. ..."

6. Report by Maine Commissioners of Inland Fisheries and Game (1911)
"... may be designated as fingerling i, fingerling iy2, fingerling 2^/2, meaning size I, i^X, 2y2, &c.) "Yearling fish"—"fish of one year old and over—but ..."

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