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sea scorpion

noun, Ichthyology
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605
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British Dictionary definitions for sea scorpion

sea scorpion

noun
1.
any of various northern marine scorpaenoid fishes of the family Cottidae, esp Taurulus bubalis (long-spined sea scorpion). They have a tapering body and a large head covered with bony plates and spines
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