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fishmonger

[fish-muhng-ger, -mong-] /ˈfɪʃˌmʌŋ gər, -ˌmɒŋ-/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a dealer in fish, especially for eating.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English fysshmongere. See fish, monger
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fishmonger

/ˈfɪʃˌmʌŋɡə/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a retailer of fish
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Word Origin and History for fishmongers

fishmonger

n.

mid-15c., from fish (n.) + monger (n.).

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