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Noun: silverfish  'sil-vu(r),fish
  1. Silver-grey wingless insect found in houses feeding on book bindings and starched clothing
    - Lepisma saccharina
  2. A silvery variety of Carassius auratus

Derived forms: silverfishes

Type of: Carassius auratus, goldfish, thysanuran insect, thysanuron

Part of: genus Lepisma, Lepisma

Encyclopedia: Silverfish