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grayling


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upokororo  \U`po*ko*ro"ro\,  n.  [From  the  native  Maori  name.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  edible  fresh-water  New  Zealand  fish  ({Prototroctes 
  oxyrhynchus})  of  the  family  {Haplochitonid[ae]}.  In  general 
  appearance  and  habits,  it  resembles  the  northern  lake 
  whitefishes  and  trout.  Called  also  {grayling}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grayling  \Gray"ling\,  n.  [From  {Gray},  a.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  European  fish  ({Thymallus  vulgaris}),  allied 
  to  the  trout,  but  having  a  very  broad  dorsal  fin;  -- 
  called  also  {umber}.  It  inhabits  cold  mountain  streams, 
  and  is  valued  as  a  game  fish. 
 
  And  here  and  there  a  lusty  trout,  And  here  and  there 
  a  grayling.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  An  American  fish  of  the  genus  {Thymallus}, 
  having  similar  habits  to  the  above;  one  species  ({T. 
  Ontariensis}),  inhabits  several  streams  in  Michigan; 
  another  ({T.  montanus}),  is  found  in  the  Yellowstone 
  region. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Grayling,  AK  (city,  FIPS  30060) 
  Location:  62.89950  N,  160.10740  W 
  Population  (1990):  208  (62  housing  units) 
  Area:  27.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  99590 
  Grayling,  MI  (city,  FIPS  34640) 
  Location:  44.65727  N,  84.70952  W 
  Population  (1990):  1944  (797  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  49738