pearly razorfish


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Definition for pearly razorfish (2 of 2)


[ rey-zer-fish ]
/ ˈreɪ zərˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural (especially collectively) ra·zor·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ra·zor·fish·es.

any of several wrasses of the genus Hemipteronatus having a compressed, sharp-edged head, as H. novacula (pearly razorfish), of the West Indies and the Mediterranean Sea.

Origin of razorfish

First recorded in 1595–1605; razor + fish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019