rockling

noun
rock·​ling | \ ˈrä-kliŋ How to pronounce rockling (audio) \

Definition of rockling

: any of several small rather elongate marine bony fishes (especially genera Enchelyopus and Gaidropsarus) of the cod family

First Known Use of rockling

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Rockling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rockling. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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