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black ruff

a large, blackish, pelagic fish, Centrolophus niger, of the Atlantic Ocean, chiefly along the coast of Europe. Unabridged
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  • The second time she rose to the surface the swan had become white, all but a black ruff round its neck.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen
  • The gull was a small white variety about the size of a pigeon, with a black ruff around its neck.

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