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English noun: blackfish

1. blackfish (animal) large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America


Synonymstautog, Tautoga onitis


Broader (hypernym)wrasse


Member meronymgenus Tautoga, Tautoga

2. blackfish (animal) female salmon that has recently spawned


Broader (hypernym)salmon

3. blackfish (animal) small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school


Synonymsblack whale, common blackfish, Globicephala melaena, pilot whale


Broader (hypernym)dolphin


Member meronymgenus Globicephala, Globicephala









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