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muttonfish

[ muht-n-fish ]
/ ˈmʌt nˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) mut·ton·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mut·ton·fish·es.

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Origin of muttonfish

1725–35, Americanism;mutton1 + fish, so called for its muttonlike taste
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