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devilfish

  

      n   pl   , -fish, -fishes  
1      (Also called)    devil ray   another name for manta (the fish)  
2       another name for       octopus  
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manta     (Spanish)  
      n  
1      (Also called)    manta ray, devilfish, devil ray          any large ray (fish) of the family Mobulidae, having very wide winglike pectoral fins and feeding on plankton  
2    a rough cotton cloth made in Spain and Spanish America  
3    a piece of this used as a blanket or shawl  
4       another word for       mantelet       2  
     (Spanish: cloak, from Vulgar Latin; see mantle. The manta ray is so called because it is caught in a trap resembling a blanket)  


devilfish         
      n   pl   , -fish, -fishes  
1      (Also called)    devil ray   another name for manta (the fish)  
2       another name for       octopus  

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