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n. pl. threadfin or thread·fins
Any of various chiefly tropical marine fishes of the family Polynemidae, having threadlike rays extending from the lower part of the pectoral fin.
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n, pl -fin or -fins
(Animals) any spiny-finned tropical marine fish of the family Polynemidae, having pectoral fins consisting partly of long threadlike rays
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any spiny-rayed fish of the family Polynemidae, having the lower part of the pectoral fin terminating in threadlike rays.
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