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muttonfish

[ muht-n-fish ]
/ 藞m蕦t n藢f瑟蕛 /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) mut路ton路fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) mut路ton路fish路es.
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Origin of muttonfish

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