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wrasse

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noun \ˈras\

Definition of wrasse

plural wrasses also wrasse

  1. :  any of a large family (Labridae) of elongate usually brilliantly colored marine bony fishes that usually bury themselves in sand at night and include important food fishes as well as a number of popular aquarium fishes



Origin of wrasse

Cornish gwragh, wragh hag, wrasse


First Known Use: circa 1672

Rhymes with wrasse


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