razor-fish

razorfish

[rey-zer-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) razorfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) razorfishes.
any of several wrasses of the genus Hemipteronatus having a compressed, sharp-edged head, as H. novacula (pearly razorfish) of the West Indies and the Mediterranean Sea.

Origin:
1595–1605; razor + fish

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razor-fish

noun
any of several small wrasses with compressed sharp-edged heads of the West Indies and Mediterranean [syn: razor fish
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