Definition of Ling

1. Noun. Water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs.




2. Noun. Common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere.
Exact synonyms: Broom, Calluna Vulgaris, Heather, Scots Heather
Generic synonyms: Heath
Group relationships: Calluna, Genus Calluna

3. Noun. Elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried.
Exact synonyms: Molva Molva
Generic synonyms: Gadoid, Gadoid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Molva, Molva

4. Noun. American hakes.
Generic synonyms: Hake
Group relationships: Genus Urophycis, Urophycis

5. Noun. Elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth.
Exact synonyms: Burbot, Cusk, Eelpout, Lota Lota
Generic synonyms: Cod, Codfish

Definition of Ling

1. n. A large, marine, gadoid fish (Molva vulgaris) of Northern Europe and Greenland. It is valued as a food fish and is largely salted and dried. Called also drizzle.

2. n. Heather (Calluna vulgaris).

Definition of Ling

1. Noun. Any of various marine food fish, of the genus ''Molva'', resembling the cod. ¹

2. Noun. Short for common ling, ''Molva molva''. ¹

3. Noun. Any of various varieties of heather or broom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ling

1. a heath plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ling

1. 1. A large, marine, gadoid fish (Molva vulgaris) of Northern Europe and Greenland. It is valued as a food fish and is largely salted and dried. Called also drizzle. 2. The burbot of Lake Ontario. 3. An American hake of the genus Phycis. 4. A New Zealand food fish of the genus Genypterus. The name is also locally applied to other fishes, as the cultus cod, the mutton fish, and the cobia. 5. Heather (Calluna vulgaris). Ling honey, a sort of wild honey, made from the flowers of the heather. Origin: OE. Lenge; akin to D. Leng, G. Lange, Dan. Lange, Sw. Lnga, Icel. Langa. So named from its being long. See Long. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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