Definition of Sucking fish

1. Noun. Marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sucking Fish

suckermouths
suckers
suckest
sucket
sucketh
suckets
suckfish
suckfishes
suckhole
suckier
suckiest
suckin'
suckiness
sucking
sucking fish (current term)
sucking louse
sucking pig
sucking up
sucking urge
suckingly
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suckle
suckled
suckler
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suckleth

Literary usage of Sucking fish

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1862)
"sucking fish, the popular name of the remora, a spiny-rayed fish of the genus ... The common sucking fish of the Mediterranean, eo well known to the ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"A sucker; а discoidal sucking-organ, as an acetabulum: applied to any flat or concave expansive surface which functions as a sucker. SUCking-fish ..."

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