rattail

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rat-tail

also rat·tail (răt′tāl′)
n.
1. See grenadier.
2. A long, thin length of hair that hangs down the nape of the neck, usually when the rest of the hair is cut short.
adj. also rat-tailed (-tāld′) or rat·tailed (-tāld′)
Shaped like or having a part shaped like a rat's tail: a rat-tail file; a rattail comb.
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Noun1.rattail - deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae