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 for Wrasse
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wrasse \Wrasse\, n. [W. gwrachen.] (Zool.)
     Any one of numerous edible, marine, spiny-finned fishes of
     the genus Labrus, of which several species are found in the
     Mediterranean and on the Atlantic coast of Europe. Many of
     the species are bright-colored.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: Among the European species are the ballan wrasse
           ({Labrus maculatus), the streaked wrasse ({Labrus
           lineatus), the red wrasse ({Labrus mixtus}), the
           comber wrasse ({Labrus comber), the blue-striped, or
           cook, wrasse (see Peacock fish, under Peacock), the
           rainbow wrasse ({Labrus vulgaris), and the seawife.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and
           powerful teeth; usually brightly colored

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