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finlet

[fin-lit] /ˈfɪn lɪt/
noun
1.
a small, detached ray of a fin in certain fishes, as mackerels.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; fin + -let
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Examples for finlet
  • Place the tag on the narrow part of the tail between the fifth dorsal finlet and the caudal keel.

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