Common name of Couesius plumbeus
Common name Moose lake minnow
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier locality/area
2nd modifier
Remarks 'minnow', Middle English 'menawe'; akin to Old English 'myne', i.e., 'minnow', Old High German 'munewa', i.e., a kind of fish (Ref. 27888); 'Moose Lake', i.e., of Moose Lake in W. Manitoba, Canada; 'lake' from Old French 'lac' from Latin 'lacus' of the same source as Gaelic 'loch' and Latin 'lacuna', i.e., hole, pit, pool (p. 316 in Ref. 11979); 'minnow', i.e., term used for any of various small fish that are less than a designated size and are not game fish, from Middle English 'menawe', related to Old English 'myne' and Russian 'men', i.e., eelpout (p. 757 in Ref. 11978).
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