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spikedace

[ spahyk-deys ]
/ ˈspaɪkˌdeɪs /
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noun, plural spike·dac·es, (especially collectively) spike·dace.

a scaleless, mottled, olive-brown fish, Meda fulgida, of the Gila River system in New Mexico and Arizona, having two dorsal spines.

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