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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
1880-1885
1880-85; cutlass + fish
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