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bristlemouth

[ bris-uhl-mouth ]
/ ˈbrɪs əlˌmaʊθ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) bris·tle·mouth, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bris·tle·mouths [bris-uhl-mouthz, -mouths]. /ˈbrɪs əlˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/.
any of several small, deep-sea fishes of the family Gonostomatidae, having numerous sharp, slender teeth covering the jaws.
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