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trash fish

noun

  1. a fish traditionally sold only for animal feed or manufactured products.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of trash fish1

First recorded in 1940–45

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Example Sentences

They are frequently found near shrimp boats, feeding on fish stirred up by the trawls or on discarded trash fish.

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