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elephant fish

noun
1.
any of several long-snouted fishes belonging to the genus Callorhyncus, of the family Callorhynchidae (Chimaeridae), inhabiting deep waters of the Southern Hemisphere.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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elephant fish

noun
1.
a large marine fish, Callorhinchus milii, of southwest Pacific waters, having a snout resembling an elephant's trunk Also called reperepe
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