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snoek

 (sno͞ok)
n. pl. snoek or snoeks
A long thin marine food fish (Thyrsites atun) of the family Gempylidae, widely distributed in the Southern Hemisphere.

[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch snoec, northern pike.]
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snoek

(snʊk)
n
(Animals) a South African edible marine fish, Thyrsites atun
[Afrikaans, from Dutch snoek pike]
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Noun1.snoek - a large marine food fish common on the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and southern Africa
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
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[8.] Snoeks J, De Vos L and D Thys van Den Audenaerde The Ichtyogeography of Lake Kivu.