sablefish

[sey-buhl-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) sablefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sablefishes.
a large, blackish food fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, inhabiting waters of the North Pacific.
Also called blackcod.


Origin:
1800–10; sable + fish

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