Gwiniad

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gwiniad gwĭn"ĭ*ăd (Zoöl) A fish (Coregonus ferus) of North Wales and Northern Europe, allied to the lake whitefish; -- called also powan, and schelly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gwiniad gwin′i-ad a fresh-water fish of about 10 or 12 inches in length, found in some of the lakes of Wales and Cumberland—the Fresh-water Herring.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
W. gwyniad, a whiting, the name of various fishes, fr. gwyn, white
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
W.,—gwyn, white.