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redfish (n.)

also red-fish, 15c., used of various species in different places and times, especially originally the male salmon in spawning season; from red (adj.1) + fish (n.). So called for their color or markings.

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Definitions of redfish from WordNet

redfish (n.)
North Atlantic rockfish;
Synonyms: rosefish / ocean perch
redfish (n.)
large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico;
Synonyms: red drum / channel bass / Sciaenops ocellatus
redfish (n.)
male salmon that has recently spawned;
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