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fallfish

[fawl-fish] /ˈfɔlˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural fallfishes (especially collectively) fallfish.
1.
a large minnow, Semotilus corporalis, of eastern North America.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism; fall + fish
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fallfish

/ˈfɔːlˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
a large North American freshwater cyprinid fish, Semotilus corporalis, resembling the chub
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