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butterfish Line breaks: butter|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtəfɪʃ/

Definition of butterfish in English:

noun (plural same or butterfishes)

Any of a number of fishes with oily flesh or slippery skin:
Example sentences
  • Ballan wrasse, dragonets, scorpionfish, butterfish and topknots (common and Norwegian) all occur frequently.
  • It was not until the autofocus hit the mark that I noted the jaws of the scorpionfish trapping the poor butterfish.
  • The most common here are butterfish, which swim off, snake-like, if disturbed.
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