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rosefish

[rohz-fish]
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noun, plural (especially collectively) rose·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) rose·fish·es.
  1. redfish(def 1).
  2. blackbelly rosefish.

Origin of rosefish

An Americanism dating back to 1715–25; rose1 + fish
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British Dictionary definitions for rosefish

rosefish

noun plural -fish or -fishes
  1. a red scorpaenid food fish, Sebastes marinus, of North Atlantic coastal waters
  2. any of various other red fishes
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