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butterfly fish

noun

Definition of BUTTERFLY FISH

1
:  any of a family (Chaetodontidae) of small brilliantly colored bony fishes of tropical seas with a narrow deep body and scaled fins
2
:  a small brown freshwater bony fish (Pantodon buchholzi of the family Pantodontidae) of western Africa that has elongate winglike pectoral fins

First Known Use of BUTTERFLY FISH

1740

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