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LING

1. A big, 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 another 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 Vocabulary
tegmen tympani   tegmen ventriculi quarti   tegretol   teguexin   tegula   tegument   tegumental   Teichmann   (1)
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