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Noun: oldwife (oldwives)  'óld,wIf
  1. Tropical Atlantic fish
    - queen triggerfish, Bessy cerca, oldwench, Balistes vetula
  2. A common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United States
    - old squaw, Clangula hyemalis

Derived forms: oldwives

Type of: sea duck, triggerfish

Part of: Balistes, Clangula, genus Balistes, genus Clangula

Encyclopedia: Oldwife