from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the family Apogonidœ; a chilodipterid.

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


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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 2003


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