miller's-thumb

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mill·​er's-thumb | \ ˌmi-lərz-ˈthəm How to pronounce miller's-thumb (audio) \

Definition of miller's-thumb

: any of several small freshwater spiny-finned sculpins (genus Cottus) of Europe and North America

First Known Use of miller's-thumb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Miller's-thumb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miller%27s-thumb. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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