• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Powan (Zoöl) A small British lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeoides, or Coregonus ferus); -- called also gwyniad and lake herring.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n powan Same as pollan.
    • n powan A name applied to the salmon in parts of Great Britain: equivalent to the Welsh name gwyniad.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Powan pow′an (Scot.) the pollan, vendace, or Coregonus.
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