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woundfin

[ woond-fin ]
/ ˈwundˌfɪn /
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noun

a slender, scaleless cyprinid fish, Plagopterus argentissimus, inhabiting the tributaries of the Colorado River system, having sharp spines in front of the dorsal fin and each pelvic fin: an endangered species.

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