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dogfish

noun dog·fish \-ˌfish\

Definition of DOGFISH

:  any of various usually small bottom-dwelling sharks (as of the families Squalidae, Carcharhinidae, and Scyliorhinidae) that often appear in schools near shore, prey chiefly on fish and invertebrates, and are a valuable food source

First Known Use of DOGFISH

15th century

dogfish

noun dog·fish \-ˌfish\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOGFISH

:  any of various small sharks (as of the families Squalidae, Carcharhinidae, and Scyliorhinidae) that often appear in schools near shore, prey chiefly on fish and invertebrates, and are a valuable food source

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