What is another word for whitefish?

Pronunciation: [wˈa͡ɪtfɪʃ] (IPA)

Whitefish is a commonly used term to describe several different types of freshwater fish. Some synonyms for whitefish are Lake Trout, Cisco, and Siscowet. Another type of fish that is often referred to as whitefish is the Northern Pike, which also goes by other names such as Jackfish or Snakehead. Other popular species that are similar to whitefish include the Arctic Charr and the Walleye. Despite having different names, these fish share a mild, light flavor that makes them versatile for cooking and popular in many different cuisines. Whether enjoyed smoked or pan-fried, whitefish and its synonyms make for a delicious and healthy meal.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      fish.

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Usage examples for Whitefish

Thus, being asleep in a nook behind the metal refuse-can, when the strange cat ventured to ascend the steps of the porch, his appearance was so unwarlike that the cat felt encouraged to extend its field of reconnaissance for the cook had been careless, and the backbone of a three-pound whitefish lay at the foot of the refuse-can.
"Penrod and Sam"
Booth Tarkington
At first they couldn't get any trout, or the whitefish-those fish with the 'long mouths' that Lewis tells about.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri"
Emerson Hough
"I don't think the Journal mentions them, but they saw whitefish, and the two often go together, though by no means always.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri"
Emerson Hough

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