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noun, plural (especially collectively) spadefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) spadefishes.
a deep-bodied marine fish of the genus Chaetodipterus, especially C. faber, of Atlantic coastal waters of North America.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any spiny-finned food fish of the family Ephippidae, esp Chaetodipterus faber of American Atlantic coastal waters, having a deeply compressed body


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