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n. - Marine animals having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines.

Usage examples (15)
  • The scorpionfish looks like a sandy gray version of the lionfish.
  • The more menacing scorpionfish receives it name from the mildly poisonous spines on its back.
  • The scorpionfish likes to sit still on the floor and watch you, and when shooed, only swims a couple feet then stops.
  • So, of course worried about being stung, I took to carrying rocks and trying to hit the scorpionfish with them whenever I saw them. for more
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