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pigfish

[pig-fish] /ˈpɪgˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural pigfishes (especially collectively) pigfish.
1.
a grunt, Orthopristis chrysoptera, living in waters off the Atlantic coast of the southern U.S.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism; pig1 + fish
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pigfish

/ˈpɪɡˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
Also called hogfish. any of several grunts, esp Orthopristis chrysopterus, of the North American Atlantic coast
2.
any of several wrasses, such as Achoerodus gouldii (giant pigfish), that occur around the Great Barrier Reef
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