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ribbonfish

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noun rib·bon·fish \ˈri-bən-ˌfish\

Definition of ribbonfish

  1. :  any of a family (Trachipteridae) of elongate greatly compressed marine bony fishes (as a dealfish) with a long ribbonlike dorsal fin arising from behind the head



Circa 1798

First Known Use of ribbonfish

circa 1798


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