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woundfin

[woond-fin] /ˈwundˌfɪn/
noun
1.
a slender, scaleless cyprinid fish, Plagopterus argentissimus, inhabiting the tributaries of the Colorado River system, having sharp spines in front of the dorsal fin and each pelvic fin: an endangered species.
Origin
wound1 + fin
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  • The bonytail and woundfin are thriving in that system.

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