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doctorfish

[ dok-ter-fish ]
/ 藞d蓲k t蓹r藢f瑟蕛 /
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noun, plural doc路tor路fish路es, (especially collectively) doc路tor路fish.
a surgeonfish, especially Acanthurus chirurgus, of the West Indies, having a bluish body and black tail.
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Origin of doctorfish

First recorded in 1825鈥35; so named from the knifelike rays on its tail
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