eulachon

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eu·la·chon

 (yo͞o′lə-kŏn′)
n. pl. eulachon or eu·la·chons

[Chinook Jargon ulχan, from Lower Chinook (Chinookan language of the lower Columbia River valley) úl̷χan, dried eulachon.]
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eulachon

(ˈjuːləˌkɒn) or

eulachan

n, pl -chons, -chon, -chans or -chan
(Animals) another name for candlefish
[from Chinook Jargon ulâkân]
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can•dle•fish

(ˈkæn dlˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
a small, edible, smeltlike fish, Thaleichthys pacificus, of NW coastal waters of N America, so oily that when dried it can be used as a candle.
Also called eulachon.
[1880–85]
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Here are a few samples from the book, published by Ooligan Press at Portland State University:
The guide also includes tips for use of traditional fats, stating that fats that are liquid at room temperature, such as seal and whale oil or ooligan grease, contain unsaturated fat, and their use should be limited to two to three tablespoons a day.
In my own family, I was one of those who grew up learning Haida words and phrases such as dagwaang (dear), haw'aa (thank you), sablii (bread), sataw (ooligan grease), San uu danggidang?
"Bassett the rebel, 'Ooligan 'Arry, always good for a controversial one- liner.
Connie King Leonard; SLEEPING IN MY JEANS; Ooligan Press (Children's: Young Adult Fiction) 16.00 ISBN: 9781947845008
Ooligan Press' second annual Write to Publish conference features novelists Chuck Palahniuk (above) and Ursula Le Guin during an open house that runs from 10 a.m.
Traditional fats, like ooligan grease popular in the Pacific Northwest, are more nutritious and have a better lipid profile than fats like lard.
Robbie Williams - looking a bit like "le 'ooligan" in an England tracky top - led six aides, minders and hangerson down the French capital's most romantic street.
And now he's built 28, but the project he is most proud of is the 18-foot-8-inch sea kayak he calls "Ooligan" - an Indian trading word that some believe is the origin of the word "Oregon."
The research experience I have gained has led to research and publication on a theory of the origin of the word "Oregon." My coauthor Scott Byram and I devised a complex theory using Indian historic accounts of the word "ooligan," in association with other scholarly work in ethnohistory, nutrition studies, history, and anthropology, to prove that the word Oregon is of Indigenous origin.