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dragonfish

[drag-uh n-fish] /ˈdræg ənˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) dragonfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) dragonfishes.
1.
any marine fish of the family Bathydraconidae, of Antarctic seas, having an elongated body and flattened head and being biochemically adapted to extremely low temperatures.
2.
Also called seamoth. any fish of the family Pegasidae, of tropical Indo-Pacific waters, having armor of bony rings and large, horizontal, fanlike pectoral fins.
Origin of dragonfish
1685-1695
1685-95; dragon + fish
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