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man-of-war fish

Syllabification: man-of-war fish

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Definition of man-of-war fish in English:

noun

A fish (Nomeus gronovii, family Nomeidae) of tropical oceans that is often found among the tentacles of the Portuguese man-of-war, where it sometimes browses on the host’s body and tentacles.

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