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ronquil Line breaks: ron|quil
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒŋkɪl/

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Definition of ronquil in English:


A slender bottom-dwelling fish that lives in cold coastal waters of the North Pacific.
  • Family Bathymasteridae: several genera and species


Late 19th century: from Spanish ronquillo 'slightly hoarse'.

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