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sea robin

noun
1.
any of various gurnards, especially certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins used to move across the ocean bottom.
Origin of sea robin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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sea robin

noun
1.
any of various American gurnards of the genus Prionotus and related genera, such as P. carolinus (northern sea robin)
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