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milkfish Syllabification: milk·fish
Pronunciation: /ˈmilkˌfiSH/

Definition of milkfish in English:

noun (plural same or milkfishes)

A large active silvery fish of the Indo-Pacific region, farmed for food in Southeast Asia and the Philippines.
  • Chanos chanos, the only member of the family Chanidae
Example sentences
  • There's this mythical fish, you see, called a milkfish.
  • Local fishermen report spotting species like the milkfish, which is rarely found near such small islands.
  • Furthermore, there is evidence for spontaneous thrombus formation in skipjack and yellowfin tunas, as well as in milkfish.
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