dealfish

noun
deal·​fish | \ ˈdēl-ˌfish How to pronounce dealfish (audio) \

Definition of dealfish

: any of several silvery ribbonfishes (genus Trachipterus, especially T. arcticus) inhabiting deep seas

First Known Use of dealfish

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dealfish

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“Dealfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dealfish. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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