Synonyms of alewife


1. alewife, fish

usage: flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams

2. alewife, Alosa pseudoharengus, Pomolobus pseudoharengus, clupeid fish, clupeid

usage: shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus

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