blueback

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

blue +‎ back

Noun[edit]

blueback (plural bluebacks)

  1. Any of several fish
    1. A lake trout (Salmo oquassa).
    2. A salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka).
    3. A blueback herring or blueback shad (Alosa aestivalis, syn. Clupea aestivalis) similar to the alewife