deal fish

dealfish

[deel-fish]
noun, plural dealfishes (especially collectively) dealfish.
a ribbonfish, especially Trachipterus arcticus.

Origin:
1835–45; deal2 + fish

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dealfish (ˈdiːlˌfɪʃ)
 
n , pl -fish, -fishes
any deep-sea teleost fish of the genus Trachipterus, esp T. arcticus, related to the ribbonfishes and having a very long tapelike body and a fan-shaped tail fin

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