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threadfish

[thred-fish] /ˈθrɛdˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) threadfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) threadfishes.
1.
any of several jacks of the genus Alectis, especially A. ciliaris, having the front rays of the dorsal and anal fins greatly elongated.
Origin of threadfish
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; thread + fish
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