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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various brightly colored tropical Pacific scorpion fishes of the genus Pterois, having venomous spines in the dorsal fin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the venomous fish of the Pterois or Scorpaenidae family, notable for their long and separated spines

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. brightly striped fish of the tropical Pacific having elongated spiny fins

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