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snoek

[snook]
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noun, plural (especially collectively) snoek, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) snoeks.
  1. a long, slender marine food fish, Thyrsites atun, of the family Gempylidae, of the southern oceans.
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Also called barracouta.
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snoek

noun
  1. a South African edible marine fish, Thyrsites atun
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Word Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch snoek pike
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