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coalfish

[ kohl-fish ]
/ ˈkoʊlˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural coal·fish·es, (especially collectively) coal·fish.
a sablefish.
a pollack.
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Origin of coalfish

First recorded in 1595–1605; coal + fish
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British Dictionary definitions for coalfish

coalfish
/ (ˈkəʊlˌfɪʃ) /

noun plural -fish or -fishes
a dark-coloured gadoid food fish, Pollachius virens, occurring in northern seasAlso called (Brit): saithe, coley
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