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sea robin

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Definition of sea robin in English:

noun

A gurnard (fish), especially one of warm seas which has wing-like pectoral fins that are brightly coloured.
  • Family Triglidae: several genera and many species
Example sentences
  • In N. America, where the name sea robin is often used, the gurnards are little used for food.

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