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- n. Any of the fish in the Stichaeidae family.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The stickleback.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The stickleback. Also prickle-fish and pricklyback.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research
- n. small elongate fishes of shallow northern seas; a long dorsal fin consists entirely of spines
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Octopus, capable of squeezing itself through extremely narrow cracks and openings, and the monkeyface prickleback, another eel-like fish that can survive out of water for longer than a day.