Definitions starting with F

ID #3704

fish

[OED, except in the compound shellfish, the word is no longer commonly applied in educated use to invertebrate animals] n. fish, as well as sea creatures such as the octopus, manta ray, etc.: To the Seafloor Aquarium they got all kind of fish, even seals and octopus (Nassau). (Black)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2011-02-12 14:23
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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