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glassfish Line breaks: glass|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɑːsfɪʃ/

Definition of glassfish in English:

noun (plural same or glassfishes)

A small fish with an almost transparent body, in particular:
Example sentences
  • The reef earns its good reputation with large gorgonian fan corals up to 3m across and cornetfish, groupers and glassfish in abundance.
  • Groups of blue-finned trevally terrorised the glassfish and fusiliers as they hunted for their meal.
  • Two huge grouper had made the forecastle home, and inside were glassfish and their worst nightmare - lionfish.

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