groundfish

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noun ground·fish \ˈgrau̇n(d)-ˌfish\

Definition of groundfish

  1. :  a bottom fish; especially :  a marine fish (such as a cod, haddock, pollack, or flounder) of commercial importance

1795

First Known Use of groundfish

1795


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