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alligatorfish

[ al-i-gey-ter-fish ]
/ 藞忙l 瑟藢ge瑟 t蓹r藢f瑟蕛 /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) al路li路ga路tor路fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) al路li路ga路tor路fish路es.
a slender marine fish, Aspidophoroides monopterygius, of Atlantic seas, having overlapping plates covering the body.
any of several related fishes of the family Agonidae.
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Origin of alligatorfish

An Americanism dating back to 1765鈥75; alligator + fish
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