puddingwife

noun

Definition of puddingwife

plural

puddingwives

  1. :  a large blue and bronze wrasse (Iridio radiata) of Florida and the West Indies south to Brazil

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Origin and Etymology of puddingwife

from obsolete English, woman who sells sausage, from Middle English podyngwyf, from podyng, pudding blood sausage + wyf, wif woman — more at pudding, wife


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