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Meaning of BLUEBACK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Blue"back`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A trout ({Salmo oquassa}) inhabiting some of the lakes of
    Maine.
(b) A salmon ({Oncorhynchus nerka}) of the Columbia River and
    northward.
(c) An American river herring ({Clupea [ae]stivalis}),
    closely allied to the alewife.

 

 

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