devilfish

[dev-uhl-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) devilfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) devilfishes.

Origin:
1700–10; devil + fish

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devilfish (ˈdɛvəlˌfɪʃ)
 
n , pl -fish, -fishes
1.  another name for manta Also called: devil ray
2.  another name for octopus

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Generations ago those hornlike cephalic fins earned mantas the name devilfish.
The first mask is painted red, green, and brown and is ornamented with devilfish tentacles encircling the face.
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