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lancetfish

[lan-sit-fish, lahn-] /ˈlæn sɪtˌfɪʃ, ˈlɑn-/
noun, plural (especially collectively) lancetfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) lancetfishes.
1.
any large, marine fish of the genus Alepisaurus, having daggerlike teeth.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; lancet + fish
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