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2 definitions found
 for mossbunker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  menhaden \men*ha"den\, n. (Zool.)
     An American marine fish ({Brevoortia tyrannus) of the
     Herring family ({Clupeidae), chiefly valuable for its oil
     and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also
     mossbunker, bony fish, chebog, pogy, hardhead,
     whitefish, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mossbanker \Moss"bank`er\, Mossbunker \Moss"bunk`er\, n. (Zool.)
     The menhaded.
     [1913 Webster] moss-grown

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