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Ling (lĭng), n. [OE. lenge; akin to D. leng, G. l&ä;nge, Dan. lange, Sw. långa, Icel. langa. So named from its being long. See Long, a.] (Zo&ö;l.) (a) A large, marine, gadoid fish (Molva vulgaris) of Northern Europe and Greenland. It is valued as a food fish and is largely salted and dried. Called also drizzle. (b) The burbot of Lake Ontario. (c) An American hake of the genus Phycis. [Canada] (d) A New Zealand food fish of the genus Genypterus. The name is also locally applied to other fishes, as the cultus cod, the mutton fish, and the cobia.
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Ling, n. [Icel. lyng; akin to Dan. lyng, Sw. ljung.] (Bot.) Heather (Calluna vulgaris).
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Ling honey, a sort of wild honey, made from the flowers of the heather. Holland.
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