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scaldfish Line breaks: scald|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈscɔːldfɪʃ/

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Definition of scaldfish in English:

noun (plural same or scaldfishes)

A small edible European flatfish of inshore waters, the fragile scales of which are easily scraped off, giving the appearance of a scald. Also called megrim2.
  • Arnoglossus laterna, family Bothidae
Example sentences
  • These trends were shown both by commercially exploited species such as Atlantic cod and common sole, and others not targeted by fisheries including scaldfish and snakeblenny.

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