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Related to Brevoortia tyrannis: menhaden
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|Noun||1.||Brevoortia tyrannis - shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal and oil and fertilizer|
clupeid, clupeid fish - any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
menhaden oil - a fatty oil obtained from the menhaden fish and used in paint and ink and in treating leather