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noun, plural stonefishes (especially collectively) stonefish.
a tropical scorpion fish, Synanceja verrucosa, having dorsal-fin spines from which a deadly poison is discharged.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
a venomous tropical marine scorpaenid fish, Synanceja verrucosa, that resembles a piece of rock on the seabed


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