sargassumfish

[ sahr-gas-uhm-fish ]
/ sɑrˈgæs əmˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural sar·gas·sum·fish·es, (especially collectively) sar·gas·sum·fish.

an olive-brown and black frogfish, Histrio histrio, inhabiting tropical Atlantic and western Pacific seas among floating sargassum weed.

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Origin of sargassumfish

First recorded in 1900–05; sargassum + fish

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