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  • n. any large-headed, marine, percoid fish with an oblong and compressed body pertaining to the family Apogonidae

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish of the family ApogonidÅ“; a chilodipterid.


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  • Something caught her eye, something black and falling, like a bullet: and then there was a splash and a boil of bubbles, and the daggerlike bill of a collared kingfisher speared a blue-eyed apogonid that had been hovering over a bright red coral head.

    Asimov's Science Fiction


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