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[keyv-fish] /ˈkeɪvˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) cavefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) cavefishes.
any of several fishes that live in cave waters, as species of the genus Amblyopsis, having no body pigment and rudimentary, functionless eyes.
Origin of cavefish
First recorded in 1870-75; cave + fish Unabridged
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noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any of various small freshwater cyprinodont fishes of the genera Amblyopsis, Chologaster, etc, living in subterranean and other waters in S North America See also blindfish
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