eulachon


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Candlefish \Can"dle*fish`\, n. (Zool.)
   (a) A marine fish (Thaleichthys Pacificus), allied to the
       smelt, found on the north Pacific coast; -- called also
       eulachon. It is so oily that, when dried, it may be
       used as a candle, by drawing a wick through it.
   (b) The beshow.
       [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eulachon \Eu"la*chon\, n. [Native Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.)
   The candlefish. [Written also oulachan, oolacan, and
   ulikon.] See Candlefish.
   [1913 Webster]
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