Definition of Mummichog

1. Noun. Silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States.

Exact synonyms: Fundulus Heteroclitus
Generic synonyms: Killifish
Group relationships: Fundulus, Genus Fundulus



Definition of Mummichog

1. n. Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called also minnow.

Definition of Mummichog

1. Noun. A hardy killifish found in brackish and coastal waters of the United States and Canada. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mummichog

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Medical Definition of Mummichog

1. Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes. Synonym: minnow. Alternative forms: mummychog, mummachog. Origin: Amer. Indian name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Mummichog

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1. The New Student's Reference Work for Teachers, Students and Families by Chandler Belden Beach, Frank Morton McMurry (1917)
"The mummichog is common in our brackish waters. The Dipnoi or double-breathers, in having lungs, approach the class of amphibia just above the fishes. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... changes of an unknown or unidentifiable character were noted during daily observation of behavioral and morphological features in the mummichog ..."

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