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blenny


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blenny  \Blen"ny\,  n.;  pl  {Blennies}.  [L.  blennius,  blendius, 
  blendea,  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  slime,  mucus.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  marine  fish  of  the  genus  {Blennius}  or  family 
  {Blenniid[ae]};  --  so  called  from  its  coating  of  mucus.  The 
  species  are  numerous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blenny 
  n  :  small  usually  scaleless  fishes  with  comb-like  teeth  living 
  about  rocky  shores;  territorial  and  hole-dwelling  [syn:  {combtooth 
  blenny}] 




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