ruffe

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ruffe

 (rŭf)
n.
1. also ruff A small spiny freshwater fish (Gymnocephalus cernuus) of the family Percidae, native to Eurasia but introduced into and spreading in the Great Lakes.
2. Variant of ruff3..

[From variant of ruff.]

ruffe

(rʌf) or

ruff

n
(Animals) a European freshwater teleost fish, Acerina cernua, having a single spiny dorsal fin: family Percidae (perches). Also called: pope
[C15: perhaps an alteration of rough (referring to its scales)]
Translations
acerina
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