josef

noun
jo·​sef
variants: or joseph \ ˈjōzə̇f \ or josup \ -​zəp \
plural -s

Definition of josef 

: an elephant fish (Callorynchus capensis) of southern Africa

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History and Etymology for josef

Afrikaans josef, probably after Josef (Joseph), Old Testament patriarch; from the brilliant colors of the fish, reminiscent of Joseph's coat of many colors (Genesis 37:3—Authorized Version)

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