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Noun: tripletail  'tri-pul,teyl
  1. Large food fish of warm waters worldwide having long anal and dorsal fins that with a caudal fin suggest a three-lobed tail

Derived forms: tripletails

Type of: percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Part of: genus Lobotes, Lobotes

Encyclopedia: Tripletail