slipmouth

noun

: any of numerous small compressed slimy bodied percoid fishes (genus Leiognathus) with highly protrusible mouths that are widely distributed in the Indian ocean and tropical parts of the Pacific and are often dried for food

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“Slipmouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipmouth. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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