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topsmelt

[ top-smelt ]
/ ˈtɒpˌsmɛlt /
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noun, plural top·smelts, (especially collectively) top·smelt.
a silverside, Atherinops affinis, of waters along the Pacific coast of North America: valued as a food fish.
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Also called baysmelt.

Origin of topsmelt

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