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ladyfish

[ ley-dee-fish ]
/ ˈleɪ diˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) la·dy·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) la·dy·fish·es.

a game fish, Elops saurus, of warm seas, closely related to but smaller than the tarpon.

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Also called tenpounder, bonefish .

Origin of ladyfish

First recorded in 1705–15; lady + fish
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