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[net-l-fish] /ˈnɛt lˌfɪʃ/

noun, plural (especially collectively) nettlefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) nettlefishes.


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  • Nettlesome

    [net-l-suh m] /ˈnɛt l səm/ adjective 1. causing irritation, vexation, or annoyance: to cope with a nettlesome situation. 2. easily provoked or annoyed: to become nettlesome over trivial matters. /ˈnɛtəlsəm/ adjective 1. causing or susceptible to irritation adj. 1766, from nettle (n.) + -some (1).

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