Definition of Squeteague

1. n. An American sciænoid fish (Cynoscion regalis), abundant on the Atlantic coast of the United States, and much valued as a food fish. It is of a bright silvery color, with iridescent reflections. Called also weakfish, squitee, chickwit, and sea trout. The spotted squeteague (C. nebulosus) of the Southern United States is a similar fish, but the back and upper fins are spotted with black. It is called also spotted weakfish, and, locally, sea trout, and sea salmon.



Definition of Squeteague

1. Noun. A silvery edible American sciaenoid fish (''Cynoscion regalis''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squeteague

1. [n SQUETEAGUE]

Medical Definition of Squeteague

1. An American sciaenoid fish (Cynoscion regalis), abundant on the Atlantic coast of the United States, and much valued as a food fish. It is of a bright silvery colour, with iridescent reflections. Called also weakfish, squitee, chickwit, and sea trout. The spotted squeteague (C. Nebulosus) of the Southern United States is a similar fish, but the back and upper fins are spotted with black. It is called also spotted weakfish, and, locally, sea trout, and sea salmon. Origin: from the North American Indian name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squeteague

squeggers
squegging
squegs
squelch
squelch circuit
squelched
squelcher
squelchers
squelches
squelchier
squelchiest
squelchiness
squelching
squelchingly
squelchy
squeteague (current term)
squeteagues
squewiff
squib
squib kick
squib kicks
squibbed
squibber
squibbers
squibbing
squibs
squick
squickage
squicked
squickier

Literary usage of Squeteague

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"Cynoscion regale, the Weakfish, or squeteague, is found from Cape Ann to the mouth of the St. John's River, Fla., and possibly to the Gulf of Mexico. ..."

2. History of Domestic and Foreign Commerce of the United States by Emory Richard Johnson, Thurman William Van Metre, Grover Gerhardt Huebner, David Scott Hanchet (1915)
"The herring, shad, squeteague, and menhaden fisheries, 175. The shellfish fisheries, 177- There has been since 1860 an extensive development of the various ..."

3. With Rod and Gun in New England and the Maritime Provinces by Edward Augustus Samuels (1897)
"I have had very pleasant outings with squeteague, also," said the Doctor. " While it is not so grand a prize as the striped bass, it furnishes capital sport ..."

4. The Angler's Guide: A Handbook of the Haunts and Habits of the Popular Game by Charles Bradford (1908)
"Furnet: Sea Sea Robin. Great Barracuda. Grey Trout: See squeteague. ... Southern Sea Trout: See squeteague. Spot: See Spot (Lafayette) and Red Drum (Channel ..."

5. The Outdoorsman's Handbook (formerly The Angler's Guide) by Warren Hastings Miller (1909)
"... See squeteague Squid School Cod: See Cod Squid Hound: See Striped Bass ... See squeteague Squirrel-Fish: See Squirrel Fish and Red-Mouth Grunt Squirrel ..."

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