capelan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capelan very small northern fish; forage for sea birds and marine mammals and other fishes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Capelan (Zoöl) See Capelin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n capelan A fish of the family Gadidæ, Gadus minutus, the poor.
    • n capelan Same as caplin.
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Usage

In literature:

This alliance secured to him the government of Tigre, which he held under Capelan.
"Ali Pacha" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
This alliance secured to him the government of Tigre, which he held under Capelan.
"Celebrated Crimes, Complete" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
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