wrymouth

[ rahy-mouth ]
/ ˈraɪˌmaʊθ /

noun, plural (especially collectively) wry·mouth, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) wry·mouths [rahy-mouthz]. /ˈraɪˌmaʊðz/.

any blennioid fish of the family Stichaeidae, having a large, upturned mouth, especially Cryptacanthodes maculatus, a bottom fish of the Atlantic Ocean.
any of several related fishes.

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Origin of wrymouth

First recorded in 1645–55; wry + mouth

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