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doctorfish

[dok-ter-fish] /ˈdɒk tərˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural doctorfishes (especially collectively) doctorfish.
1.
a surgeonfish, especially Acanthurus chirurgus, of the West Indies, having a bluish body and black tail.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; so named from the knifelike rays on its tail
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