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finny

[fin-ee] /ˈfɪn i/
adjective, finnier, finniest.
1.
pertaining to or abounding in fish.
2.
having fins; finned.
3.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; fin + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for finny

finny

/ˈfɪnɪ/
adjective -nier, -niest
1.
(poetic) relating to or containing many fishes
2.
having or resembling a fin or fins
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Word Origin and History for finny
adj.

1580s, from fin + -y (2).

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