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  • noun Plural form of finlet.


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  • They were modest little things: finlets, as it were.

    Findom's Wily Impresario Paul Ingrassia 2010

  • Flat-fishes, and, thirdly, the finlets on the lower side of

    Hormones and Heredity J. T. Cunningham 1897

  • Ulanski skillfully presents the fish as the "pinnacle of marine engineering," and in so doing manages to make discussions of such ephemera as caudal peduncles, little finlets, and ram ventilation compelling.

    The Texas Observer: In the Current Issue 2008


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