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squaw•fish



Pronunciation: (skwô'fish"), [key]
n.,
pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.

1. any of several large, voracious cyprinid fishes of the genus Ptychocheilus, inhabiting rivers of the western U.S. and Canada: the Colorado squawfish, P. lucius, is endangered.
2. a viviparous perch, Embiotoca lateralis, living off the Pacific Coast of the U.S.

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