Can"dle*fish` (#), n. Zool. (a)

A marine fish (Thaleichthys Pacificus), allied to the smelt, found on the north Pacific coast; -- called also eulachon. It is so oily that, when dried, it may be used as a candle, by drawing a wick through it

. (b)

The beshow.


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