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cutlassfish

[kuht-luh s-fish] /ˈkʌt ləsˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) cutlassfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) cutlassfishes.
1.
any compressed, ribbonlike fish of the genus Trichiurus, having daggerlike teeth.
Also, cutlass fish.
Also called frostfish.
Origin of cutlassfish
1880-1885
1880-85; cutlass + fish
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cutlass fish

noun
1.
(US) another name for hairtail
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