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topsmelt

[top-smelt] /ˈtɒpˌsmɛlt/
noun, plural topsmelts (especially collectively) topsmelt.
1.
a silversides, Atherinops affinis, of waters along the Pacific coast of North America: valued as a food fish.
Also called baysmelt.
Origin
top1 + smelt2
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