from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several marine fishes, chiefly of the genus Trachipterus, having long narrow compressed bodies.
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- n. Any of several lampriform fish, of the genus Trachipterus, having long, ribbon-like bodies
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- n. thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin
- n. marine fish having a long compressed ribbonlike body
ribbon + fish (Wiktionary)