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paddlefish

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noun pad·dle·fish \-ˌfish\

Definition of paddlefish

  1. :  any of a family (Polyodontidae) of ganoid fishes; especially :  a large food fish (Polyodon spathula) of the Mississippi River valley with a long paddle-shaped snout and with roe used in caviar



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1807

First Known Use of paddlefish

1807


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