from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the family Labridæ, Xyrichthys lineatus, of the West Indies, occasional on the southern coast of the United States.
  • noun A related fish, Xyrichthys novacula, of the Mediterranean.
  • noun A razorclam: so called from the shape of the shell, which resembles a razor.

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  • noun any of several small wrasses with compressed sharp-edged heads of the West Indies and Mediterranean


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