pearlfish

noun

Definition of pearlfish

1 [so called from its inhabiting the mantle cavity of the pearl oyster] : a fish of the family Carapidae and especially of the genus Carapus
3 : any of various cyprinoid and clupeoid fishes having scales which yield pearl essence

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“Pearlfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pearlfish. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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