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porkfish

[pawrk-fish, pohrk-] /ˈpɔrkˌfɪʃ, ˈpoʊrk-/
noun, plural porkfishes (especially collectively) porkfish.
1.
a black and gold grunt, Anisotremus virginicus, of West Indian waters.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35, Americanism; pork + fish
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