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milkfish

noun milk·fish \ˈmilk-ˌfish\

Definition of MILKFISH

:  a large fork-tailed silvery herbivorous food fish (Chanos chanos) of warm parts of the Pacific and Indian oceans that is the sole living representative of its family (Chanidae)

First Known Use of MILKFISH

circa 1890

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