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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A holocephalous fish, Chimæra monstrosa. Also called king of the herrings.
  • n. A plectognathous fish of the family Tetrodontidæ and genus Lagocephalus.
  • n. The streaked gurnard, Trigla lineata.
  • n. A fish, Promethichthys prometheus, belonging to the family Gempylidæ, found in rather deep water about the tropical islands of the Atlantic.

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