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Meaning of viperfish

vi•per•fish

Pronunciation: (vī'pur-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any of several deep-sea fishes of the family Chauliodontidae, having a large mouth and fanglike teeth, some species having light-emitting organs on their bodies.
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