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threadfish

[thred-fish] /ˈθrɛdˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) threadfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) threadfishes.
1.
any of several jacks of the genus Alectis, especially A. ciliaris, having the front rays of the dorsal and anal fins greatly elongated.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; thread + fish
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