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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ling /ˈlɪŋ/
 一種似鱈魚的食用魚,石南之一種

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ling n.  Zool. (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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ling, n.  Bot. Heather (Calluna vulgaris).
 Ling honey, a sort of wild honey, made from the flowers of the heather.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 ling
      n 1: water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4
           prongs [syn: ling ko, Trapa bicornis]
      2: common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low
         evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere [syn: heather,
          Scots heather, broom, Calluna vulgaris]
      3: elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe;
         often salted and dried [syn: Molva molva]
      4: American hakes
      5: elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and
         North America having barbels around its mouth [syn: burbot,
          eelpout, cusk, Lota lota]