black scabbard fish

noun
variants: or

black scabbardfish

Definition of black scabbard fish

  1. :  an eellike fish (Aphanopus carbo of the family Trichiuridae) of the northern Atlantic Ocean that has a small, forked caudal fin, and thin, delicate, copper-colored skin that turns blackish upon death

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First Known Use of black scabbard fish

1944


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