surf smelt

noun

Definition of surf smelt

: a pale greenish smelt (Hypomesus pretiosus) of the coast of California and northward that spawns in the surf

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“Surf smelt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surf%20smelt. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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