headfish

[ hed-fish ]
/ ˈhɛdˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural (especially collectively) head·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) head·fish·es.

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Origin of headfish

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; head + fish
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