frostfish

noun

Definition of frostfish

3a : any of a genus (Benthodesmus) of cutlass fish having a small, forked caudal fin and a spiny dorsal fin with numerous rays

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First Known Use of frostfish

1634, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Frostfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frostfish. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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