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singingfish

[ sing-ing-fish ]
/ 藞s瑟艐 瑟艐藢f瑟蕛 /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) sing路ing路fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) sing路ing路fish路es.
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Origin of singingfish

First recorded in 1880鈥85, Americanism;sing + -ing2 + fish; so called because of the humming sound it produces with its air bladder
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