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- n. any of small, deep sea fish of the large family Myctophidae, named after their conspicuous use of bioluminescence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small fish having rows of luminous organs along each side; some surface at night.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The smooth sole.
- n. Any fish belonging to the family Myctophidæ: most of them are of the deep seas, and have luminous spots or photophores.
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- n. small fish having rows of luminous organs along each side; some surface at night
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