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brotula

[broch-uh-luh] /ˈbrɒtʃ ə lə/
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1.
any of several chiefly deep-sea fishes of the family Brotulidae.
Origin of brotula
< New Latin Brotula genus name < American Spanish brótula kind of fish, literally, little bud, equivalent to brot(ón) bud + -ula -ule
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