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dollarfish

[dol-er-fish] /ˈdɒl ərˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) dollarfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) dollarfishes.
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; so called because of its roundish shape and silvery color
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dollarfish

/ˈdɒləˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
any of various fishes that have a rounded compressed silvery body, esp the moonfishes or the American butterfish
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