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noun, plural (especially collectively) kelp·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) kelp·fish·es.
  1. any of several blennies that are common among kelp.Compare kelp greenling.
  2. any of various other fishes that live among kelp.
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Origin of kelpfish

First recorded in 1875–80; kelp + fish
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