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singingfish

[sing-ing-fish] /ˈsɪŋ ɪŋˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) singingfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) singingfishes.
1.
midshipman (def 3).
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; singing + fish; so called because of the humming sound it produces with its air bladder
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