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kingklip

Class:

noun

Etymology:

abbreviation of kingklipfish, partly translating Afrikaans koningklipvis "king...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Genypterus capensis [species] | Kingklip

a species of cusk eel occurring along the Southern African coast from Walvis Bay in Namibia to Algoa Bay in South Africa, and is closely related to Genypterus blacodes from New Zealand. The species grows to a maximum length of 180 cm, a weight of 15.0... (46 of 551 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

kingklip [South Africa]

an edible eel-like marine fish (5 of 218 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/kingklip

Oxford Dictionary:

kingklip | Genypterus capensis [species] | Ophidiidae [family, member of]

a cusk-eel of South African waters, which is an important commercial food fish (13 of 36 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/kingklip

Wiktionary:

kingklip | kingklips [plural]

The common name of a popular South African eating fish; Genypterus capensis . (13 of 14 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/kingklip

Encarta Dictionary:

kingklip | kingklips [plural] | Genypterus capensis [Latin]

a large edible ocean fish caught for food in the waters around South Africa. (14 of 42 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561536189​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

kingklip

First use: early 19th century

Origin: abbreviation of kingklipfish, partly translating Afrikaans koningklipvis "king rock fish"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/kingklip

Wiktionary:

kingklip | kingklips [plural]

Origin: Afrikaans kingklip ("king rock fish"), from Dutch koningklipvisch

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/kingklip

Encarta Dictionary:

kingklip | kingklips [plural]

First use: Mid-19th century

Origin: Alteration of Afrikaans koningklipvis "king rockfish"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561536189​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

kingklip [South Africa]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "kingklip"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/kingklip

the Free Dictionary:

kingklip

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "kingklip"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "kingklip"

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