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prickleback

[prik-uh l-bak] /ˈprɪk əlˌbæk/
noun
1.
any of several blennioid fishes of the family Stichaeidae, usually inhabiting cold waters, having spiny rays in the dorsal fin.
Origin of prickleback
1740-1750
1740-50; prickle + back1
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