Definition of Pollan

1. n. A lake whitefish (Coregonus pollan), native of Ireland. In appearance it resembles a herring.



Definition of Pollan

1. Noun. A freshwater fish, ''Coregonus pollan'', resembling a herring ¹

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Definition of Pollan

1. the Irish white-fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pollan

1. A lake whitefish (Coregonus pollan), native of Ireland. In appearance it resembles a herring. Origin: Cf. Gael. Pollag a kind of fish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pollan

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pollakiuria
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pollan (current term)
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Literary usage of Pollan

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1. Anglers' Evenings by Manchester Anglers' Association (1883)
"The scales of the pollan have not the glistening nacreous sheen of those of the grayling, and they are browner—as if sprinkled over with brown dust. ..."

2. Anglers' Evenings by Manchester Anglers' Association (1883)
"NOTE ON THE GRAYLING AND THE pollan. BY HENRY SIMPSON, M.II. The author of the foregoing paper having had his attention called to the large quantities of ..."

3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"Ross.-As. iii. p. 410 (not Lace.p.). D. 12. A. 16. V. 12. L. lat. 88. L. transv. 9/11. Apparently allied to C.pollan. ..."

4. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1856)
"The following notices of the pollan have already been published by me:— " In ... The pollan is very uniform in size, its ordinary length being about 10 ..."

5. Fish-culture: A Practical Guide to the Modern System of Breeding and Rearing by Francis Francis (1863)
"... lakes are fitted for it; and artificial breeding would, no doubt, easily succeed with it. The pollan has sometimes been confounded with the ..."

6. The Practical Fisherman: Dealing with the Natural History, the Legendary by John Harrington Keene (1881)
"Thompson refers to pollan of 13in. long ; but Conch gives a description of one ... Yarrell says that in the stomach of a pollan given him by Mr. Thompson he ..."

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