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for Sucking fish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Sucking \Suck"ing\, a.
Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially,
young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf.
I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or
that sort of thing. --Thackeray.
Sucking bottle, a feeding bottle. See under Bottle.
Sucking fish (Zool.), the remora. See Remora. --Baird.
Sucking pump, a suction pump. See under Suction.
Sucking stomach (Zool.), the muscular first stomach of
certain insects and other invertebrates which suck liquid
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking
disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving
objects [syn: remora, suckerfish, sucking fish]
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