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noun
a large marine fish of the genus Hemitripterus, as H. americanus, common on the northern Atlantic coast of America.
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Origin of sea raven

First recorded in 1595–1605
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sea raven

noun
a large fish, Hemitripterus americanus, of North American Atlantic coastal waters that inflates itself with air when caught: family Cottidae (bullheads and sea scorpions)
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