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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Marine vertebrate having a long compressed body; Thin deep-water tropical vertebrate 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin.

Usage examples (8)
  • The ribbonfish seemed interminably long; the raft slid and slid.
  • The ribbonfish brought its preposterously flat head down as the bulrush craft sputtered close.
  • But the body of the ribbonfish was slightly concave; the raft remained centered, not falling off.
  • But the ribbonfish was undulating, so that a new hump kept forming just behind them while a new dip formed ahead of them. for more
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