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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several small wrasses with compressed sharp-edged heads of the West Indies and Mediterranean.

Usage examples (16)
  • Other bivalves are closed on both sides alike, like the solen or razor-fish.
  • Of those that keep to one spot the pinnae are rooted to the ground; the razor-fish and the clam keep to the same locality, but are not so rooted; but still, if forcibly...
  • But as we have been speaking so much of sea-creatures, I think we will now leave the oysters, cockles, mussels, and razor-fish, and choose the familiar garden-snail as...
  • The razor-fish had been brought us by the worthy catechist of the island. for more
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