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catfish

  

      n   pl   , -fish, -fishes  
1    any of numerous mainly freshwater teleost fishes having whisker-like barbels around the mouth, esp. the silurids of Europe and Asia and the horned pouts of North America  
2       another name for       wolffish  
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wolffish  
      n   pl   , -fish, -fishes   any large northern deep-sea blennioid fish of the family Anarhichadidae, such as Anarhichas lupus. They have large sharp teeth and no pelvic fins and are used as food fishes,   (Also called)    catfish         


catfish         
      n   pl   , -fish, -fishes  
1    any of numerous mainly freshwater teleost fishes having whisker-like barbels around the mouth, esp. the silurids of Europe and Asia and the horned pouts of North America  
2       another name for       wolffish  

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catfish n.
a person who deliberately misleads someone on social media as to their identity

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