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tonguefish

[tuhng-fish]
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noun, plural (especially collectively) tongue·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) tongue·fish·es.
  1. any of several flatfishes of the family Cynoglossidae, having the tail tapered to a point.

Origin of tonguefish

First recorded in 1645–55; tongue + fish
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