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sea-moth

Syllabification: sea-moth
Pronunciation: /ˈsēmôTH
 
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Definition of sea-moth in English:

noun

A small fish with bony plates covering the body and large pectoral fins that spread out horizontally like wings. It lives in the warmer waters of the Indo-Pacific.
Example sentences
  • What I failed to spot were pegasus sea-moths or any mimic octopuses, but they were there.

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