Fingerling definition

fĭnggər-lĭng
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A young fish, especially one less than a year old and about the size of a human finger.
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Any of various types of potato bearing small fingerlike tubers.
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Anything very small or trifling.
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A small fish about the length of a finger, or a young fish up to the end of the first year.
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A young salmon or trout.
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A type of small potato grown primarily in North America.
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Any finger-sized version of something typically larger.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fingerling
Plural:
fingerlings

Origin of fingerling

  • From finger +‎ -ling.

    From Wiktionary