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shanny

[shan-ee] /ˈʃæn i/
noun, plural shannies.
1.
a scaleless blenny, Blennius pholis, living in waters along the coast of Europe, having an olive-green body marked with dark spots.
Origin of shanny
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for shanny

shanny

/ˈʃænɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
a European blenny, Blennius pholis, of rocky coastal waters
Word Origin
C19: of obscure origin
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