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Webster 1913 Edition


menhaden

men-ha′den

,
Noun.
(Zool.)
An American marine fish (
Brevoortia tyrannus
) of the
Herring family
(
Clupeidae
), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; – called also
mossbunker
,
bony fish
,
chebog
,
pogy
,
hardhead
,
whitefish
, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Menhaden

MENHA'DEN

,
Noun.
A species of fish.

Definition 2022


menhaden

menhaden

English

Wikispecies

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Alternative forms

Noun

menhaden (plural menhaden or menhadens)

  1. Any of several species of fish in the genera Brevoortia and Ethmidium, used for fish meal, fish oil, fertilizer, and bait.

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • menhaden oil

Translations


Finnish

Noun

menhaden

  1. menhaden (fish)

Declension

Inflection of menhaden (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative menhaden menhadenit
genitive menhadenin menhadenien
menhadeneiden
menhadeneitten
partitive menhadenia menhadeneita
menhadeneja
illative menhadeniin menhadeneihin
singular plural
nominative menhaden menhadenit
accusative nom. menhaden menhadenit
gen. menhadenin
genitive menhadenin menhadenien
menhadeneiden
menhadeneitten
partitive menhadenia menhadeneita
menhadeneja
inessive menhadenissa menhadeneissa
elative menhadenista menhadeneista
illative menhadeniin menhadeneihin
adessive menhadenilla menhadeneilla
ablative menhadenilta menhadeneilta
allative menhadenille menhadeneille
essive menhadenina menhadeneina
translative menhadeniksi menhadeneiksi
instructive menhadenein
abessive menhadenitta menhadeneitta
comitative menhadeneineen