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- n. A perciform marine fish of the family Polyprionide, often inhabiting caves and shipwrecks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stone bass.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Australian species, Polyprion oxygeneios, of the family Serranidæ.
- n. The stone-bass, cernier, cherna, or cherne, Polyprion cernium. See Polyprion, and cut under stone-bass.
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- n. brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks
From wreck + fish, since it often comes in with wreckage. (Wiktionary)