|Argentine (ˈɑːdʒənˌtiːn, -ˌtaɪn, ˌɑːdʒənˈtɪnɪən)|
|1.||the Argentine another name for Argentina|
|2.||a native or inhabitant of Argentina|
|3.||of or relating to Argentina|
any fish of the family Argentinidae, small, outwardly smeltlike fishes found in deeper waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The family is usually placed in the order Salmoniformes. Argentines of the species Argentina silus are silvery fishes about 45 cm (18 inches) long; they live about 145-545 m (480-1,800 feet) below the surface and are sometimes caught by fishermen.
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