[muhs-kuh-luhnj] /ˈmʌs kəˌlʌndʒ/
noun, plural muskellunges (especially collectively) muskellunge.
a large game fish, Esox masquinongy, of the pike family, found in the lakes and rivers of eastern and middle western North America.
noun (pl) -lunges, -longes, -nonges, -lunge, -longe, -nonge
a large North American freshwater game fish, Esox masquinongy: family Esocidae (pikes, etc) Often (informal) shortened to musky, muskie
“large North American pike,” 1789, from Algonquian (Ojibwa) maashkinoozhe; the second element kinoozhe “pike;” the first either mac “great,” maazh- “similar to,” or maazh- “ugly.” Altered by French folk etymology as masque allongé “long mask.” Called muskie for short (1894).
[muhs-kit] /ˈmʌs kɪt/ noun 1. a heavy, large-caliber smoothbore gun for infantry soldiers, introduced in the 16th century: the predecessor of the modern rifle. 2. the male sparrow hawk, Accipiter nisus. /ˈmʌskɪt/ noun 1. a long-barrelled muzzle-loading shoulder gun used between the 16th and 18th centuries by infantry soldiers n. “firearm for infantry” (later replaced […]
[muhs-ki-teer] /ˌmʌs kɪˈtɪər/ noun 1. a soldier armed with a . /ˌmʌskɪˈtɪə/ noun 1. (formerly) a soldier armed with a musket n. “soldier armed with a musket,” 1580s, from musket + -eer, or else from French mousquetaire, from mousquette (see musket).
[muhs-ki-tree] /ˈmʌs kɪ tri/ noun 1. Military. the technique of bringing fire from a group of rifle and automatic weapons to bear on specified targets. 2. muskets collectively. 3. musketeers collectively. /ˈmʌskɪtrɪ/ noun 1. muskets or musketeers collectively 2. the technique of using small arms n. 1640s, from French mousqueterie, from mousquet “musket” (see musket), […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a sticky-hairy plant, Mimulus moschata, of the figwort family, native to northern and western North America, having pale-yellow flowers and a musky odor.