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ronquil

Line breaks: ron|quil
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒŋkɪl/

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Definition of ronquil in English:

noun

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

Origin

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

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