pelican fish

noun
variants: or pelican eel

Definition of pelican fish

: a deep-sea fish (Eurypharynx pelecanoides) of the order Lyomeri that is black in color and has a head very long in proportion to the trunk, an enormous mouth, and a body ending in a tapering tail

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“Pelican fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelican%20fish. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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