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devilfish

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noun dev·il·fish \ˈde-vəl-ˌfish\

Definition of devilfish

  1. 1 :  manta ray

  2. 2 :  octopus; broadly :  any large cephalopod



Examples of devilfish in a sentence

  1. <they saw a devilfish when they went scuba diving in the Caribbean, but it swam away quickly>



1709

First Known Use of devilfish

1709


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