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tigerfish

[tahy-ger-fish] /ˈtaɪ gərˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) tigerfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) tigerfishes.
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a large, voracious, freshwater game fish, Hydrocyenus goliath, of African rivers.
Origin of tigerfish
1890-1895
1890-95; tiger + fish
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  • Carnivorous tigerfish had braved the poisoned streams and were feeding on flesh that had fallen into the water.

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