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  • n. filefish
  • n. winter flounder

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The orange filefish. See filefish.
  • n. The winter flounder. See flounder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of plaice, Pleuronectes glaber: so called from the readiness with which it takes any bait.
  • n. A balistoid fish, Monacanthus hispidus; the long-finned file-fish: so called from its method of swimming with a wriggling motion with its mouth upward, by means of undulations of its dorsal fin.

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