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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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