blindfish

[ blahynd-fish ]
/ ˈblaɪndˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural blind·fish·es, (especially collectively) blind·fish.

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Origin of blindfish

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; blind + fish
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British Dictionary definitions for blindfish

blindfish
/ (ˈblaɪndˌfɪʃ) /

noun plural -fish or -fishes

any of various small fishes, esp the cavefish, that have rudimentary or functionless eyes and occur in subterranean streams
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