oilfish definition

  • noun:
    • A snake mackerel, Ruvettus pretiosus, having a top content of wax esters in the place of glyceride essential oils
    • A very big deep-water snake mackerel (Ruvettus pretiosus).
    • A name of the escolar, Ruvettus pretiosus.
    • large deep-water snake mackerel

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