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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The West Indian firefly, Pyrophorus noctilucus and another species, an elaterid beetle which gleams with phosphorescent light from spots on the body. See Pyrophorus, with cut.
  • noun A fish (Balistes carolinensis), the leather-jacket; also another balistoid fish, Xanthichthys ringens, of the West Indies and waters southward.

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