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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stout-bodied killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) of the Atlantic coast south of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, valued especially as bait.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hardy killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, found in brackish and coastal waters of the United States and Canada.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called also minnow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States

Etymologies

Narragansett moamitteaūg.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Narragansett moamitteaug. (Wiktionary)

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