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

 men·ha·den /mɛnˈhedṇ, mən-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 men·ha·den n. Zool. An American marine fish (Brevoortia tyrannus) of the Herring family (Clupeidae), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also mossbunker, bony fish, chebog, pogy, hardhead, whitefish, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal
          and oil and fertilizer [syn: Brevoortia tyrannis]