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n. pl. dragonfish or drag·on·fish·es
Any of various bioluminescent deep-sea fishes of the family Stomiidae, having a slender body and a large head with long sharp teeth.
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I made the erroneous assumption that Vietnam-born Vu Tran's debut novel, Dragonfish (Norton, $26.95, 304 pages, ISBN 9780393077803), would be set in an exotic Southeast Asian locale, and I was a tiny bit disappointed to find that the exotic locales would be Oakland, California, and Las Vegas.
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