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sergeantfish

[ sahr-juhnt-fish ]
/ 藞s蓱r d蕭蓹nt藢f瑟蕛 /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) ser路geant路fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ser路geant路fish路es.
the cobia, Rachycentron canadum.
any of various other marine fishes with striped fins.
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Origin of sergeantfish

1880鈥85, Americanism;sergeant + fish; so called from the striped fins
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