milk fish


noun, plural milkfishes (especially collectively) milkfish.
a herringlike fish, Chanos chanos, of warm ocean waters in southeastern Asia.

1875–80; milk + fish, so called from its color Unabridged
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milkfish (ˈmɪlkˌfɪʃ)
n , pl -fish, -fishes
a large silvery tropical clupeoid food and game fish, Chanos chanos: family Chanidae

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