Definition of sweetlips in English:

sweetlips

Syllabification: sweet·lips
Pronunciation: /ˈswētˌlips
 
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(also sweetlip)

noun (plural same)

  • A patterned grunt (fish) that changes its color and markings with age, occurring in the Indo-Pacific.
    • Plectorhynchus and other genera, family Pomadasyidae: several species, including the oriental sweetlips (P. orientalis)
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    • Maori wrasse, sweetlips and trevallies hang in the current.
    • Fish are everywhere, not just the current-indicating anthias but all the bigger fish, from harlequin sweetlips to trevally and grouper.
    • Maori wrasse, sweetlips, trevallies, grouper and every variety of Indo-Pacific coral browser hover around.

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