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  • n. Any of the family Scorpaenidae of mostly marine fish, including many of the world's most venomous species, the "sting" taking the form of sharp spines coated with venomous mucus.

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  • n. marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines

Etymologies

scorpion +‎ fish (Wiktionary)

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