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: a mottled cusk eel of southern Africa (Genypterus capensis) that attains a length of five feet and is highly esteemed as food
kingklip liver is of a delicacy and flavor unsurpassed by even chicken liverJ. L. B. Smith

Word History


short for kingklipfish, from king + klipfish; translation of Afrikaans koningklipvis

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“Kingklip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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