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Overview of noun prickleback

The noun prickleback has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. prickleback

(small elongate fishes of shallow northern seas; a long dorsal fin consists entirely of spines)

2. stickleback, prickleback

(small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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