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ladyfish

[ley-dee-fish] /ˈleɪ diˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) ladyfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ladyfishes.
1.
a game fish, Elops saurus, of warm seas, closely related to but smaller than the tarpon.
Also called tenpounder, bonefish.
Origin of ladyfish
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15; lady + fish
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