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Noun: leatherjacket  'le-dhu(r),ja-kit
  1. Any of several brightly coloured tropical filefishes
    - leatherfish
  2. Any of several New World tropical fishes having tiny embedded scales
    - leatherjack
  3. Tough-skinned larva of certain crane flies

Derived forms: leatherjackets

Type of: filefish, grub, jack

Part of: genus Monocanthus, genus Oligoplites, Monocanthus, Oligoplites

Encyclopedia: Leatherjacket