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trumpetfish

[ truhm-pit-fish ]
/ 藞tr蕦m p瑟t藢f瑟蕛 /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) trum路pet路fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) trum路pet路fish路es.
any of several fishes of the family Aulostomidae, having a long, tubular snout, as the slender, brown-flecked Aulostomus maculatus, inhabiting waters on both sides of the tropical Atlantic Ocean, having the habit of orienting vertically in the water and capturing its prey from that position.
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Origin of trumpetfish

First recorded in 1660鈥70; trumpet + fish
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