nounWord forms: plural ˈwhiteˌfish or ˈwhiteˌfishes
1. any of various white or silvery, edible freshwater trouts (genera Prosopium and Coregonus) found in cool lakes of the Northern Hemisphere
2. any of various other similar fishes, as a tilefish (Caulolatilus princeps) of the Pacific
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