Definition of eulachon in English:

eulachon

nouneulachon

another term for candlefish
‘On the West Coast, aboriginal societies caught salmon, eulachon, shellfish, and pinnipeds, while nineteenth-century Euroamericans pursued Pacific salmon, fur seals, and whales.’
another term for candlefish

Origin

Mid 19th century from Lower Chinook.

Pronunciation

eulachon

/ˈjuːləkɒn/