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ID #1962

doctor fish

[Car.; cf. Sra. datra idem WST, LA Fr. chirurgien idem (Jourdain 33); DJE "from the pair of sharp spines (likened to the doctor's lance) at the base of the tail"] n. a fish, Acanthurus chirurgus: 1968 (Böhlke 657).

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2011-02-13 22:07
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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