lumpfish

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noun lump·fish \ ˈləmp-ˌfish \

Definition of lumpfish

:a northern Atlantic usually greenish fish (Cyclopterus lumpus of the family Cyclopteridae) having rows of nodules on the body and eggs used as a caviar

Origin and Etymology of lumpfish

obsolete English lump lumpfish (probably from Dutch lomp blenny, loach) + English fish


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