Meaning of whitefish
Pronunciation: (hwīt'fish", wīt'-), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
- any of several fishes of the family Coregonidae, inhabiting northern waters of North America and Eurasia, similar to the trout but having a smaller mouth and larger scales. Cf.
- a marine food fish of California, Caulolatilus princeps.
- any of various silvery fishes of the minnow or carp family.
- the beluga, Delphinapterus leucas.
- whitefish (Thesaurus)