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ID #3550


 [OED, occasionally applied to the enlarged fins of flying fishes; DHS wing an arm, nautical]. n. 1. the fin of a fish. (Mayag.)

2.   the wing-like front leg of a marine turtle: 1978 turtle wings (Higgs 16). (Gen.)

3.   a special net for catching jackfish. (Mem)

Tags: animal, fish, noun, tool

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Last update: 2010-11-25 00:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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