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blenny (n.)

type of small fish, 1774, from Latin blennius (in Pliny), from Greek blennos, from blenna "slime, mucus," from PIE *mled-sno-, suffixed form of root *mel- (1) "soft." The fish so called from the coating on its scales.

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Definitions of blenny

blenny (n.)
small usually scaleless fishes with comb-like teeth living about rocky shores; are territorial and live in holes between rocks;
Synonyms: combtooth blenny
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