argusfish

noun

Definition of argusfish

: a small spotted scaly-finned fish (Ephippus argus) from brackish waters of India

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History and Etymology for argusfish

after Argus, mythological being; from its eyelike spots

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“Argusfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argusfish. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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