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English Dictionary: silverfish by the DICT Development Group
3 results for silverfish
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. silver-grey wingless insect found in houses feeding on book bindings and starched clothing
    Synonym(s): silverfish, Lepisma saccharina
  2. a silvery variety of Carassius auratus
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Silverfish \Sil"ver*fish`\, n. (Zo[94]l.)
      (a) The tarpum.
      (b) A white variety of the goldfish.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Tarpum \Tar"pum\, n. (Zo[94]l.)
      A very large marine fish ({Megapolis Atlanticus}) of the
      Southern United States and the West Indies. It often becomes
      six or more feet in length, and has large silvery scales. The
      scales are a staple article of trade, and are used in
      fancywork. Called also {tarpon}, {sabalo}, {savanilla},
      {silverfish}, and {jewfish}.
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