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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A genus of small oceanic fishes, remarkable for the large conical tubercles which cover the under surface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fishes of the family Zeidæ, known from a single small specimen taken in the open Atlantic.


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