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lizardfish

[liz-erd-fish] /ˈlɪz ərdˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) lizardfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) lizardfishes.
1.
any of several large-mouthed fishes of the family Synodontidae, having a lizardlike head.
Origin of lizardfish
1745-1755
1745-55; lizard + fish
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British Dictionary definitions for lizard fish

lizard fish

noun
1.
any small teleost fish of the family Synodontidae, having a slender body and a lizard-like head and living at the bottom of warm seas
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