blind·​fish ˈblīn(d)-ˌfish How to pronounce blindfish (audio)
: any of several small fishes with vestigial functionless eyes found usually in the waters of caves

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blindfish was in 1843

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“Blindfish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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