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Meaning of surgeonfish

sur•geon•fish

Pronunciation: (sûr'jun-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any tropical, coral-reef fish of the family Acanthuridae, with one or more sharp spines near the base of the tail fin.
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