Definition of kingklip in English:

kingklip

Line breaks: king|klip
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋklɪp/

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noun

A cusk-eel of South African waters, which is an important commercial food fish.
  • Genypterus capensis, family Ophidiidae

Origin

early 19th century: abbreviation of kingklipfish, partly translating Afrikaans koningklipvis 'king rock fish'.

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