triggerfish

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noun trig·ger·fish \ˈtri-gər-ˌfish\

Definition of triggerfish

  1. :  any of various deep-bodied bony fishes (family Balistidae, especially genus Balistes) of warm seas having an anterior dorsal fin with two or three stout erectile spines

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1849


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