Definition of wrasse
: any of a large family (Labridae) of elongate usually brilliantly colored marine bony fishes that usually bury themselves in sand at night and include important food fishes as well as a number of popular aquarium fishes
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A wrasse might snag food with one set of jaws and crush it with another.
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Origin and Etymology of wrasse
Corn gwragh, wragh hag, wrasse
First Known Use: circa 1672See Words from the same year
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