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nettlefish

[ net-l-fish ]
/ ˈnɛt lˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) net·tle·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) net·tle·fish·es.

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Origin of nettlefish

First recorded in 1885–90; nettle + fish
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