butterfly-fish

butterflyfish

[buht-er-flahy-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) butterflyfishes (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) butterflyfish.
1.
any tropical marine fish of the family Chaetodontidae, having large, broad fins or brilliant coloration, or both.
3.
a blenny, Blennius ocellaris, of Europe.

Origin:
1730–40; butterfly + fish

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