Pudding wife
Pudding fish Pud"ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida, Bermuda, and the West Indies. Called also {pudiano}, {doncella}, and, at Bermuda, {bluefish}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • doncella — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Platyglossus radiatus — Pudding fish Pud ding fish, Pudding wife Pudding wife [Prob. corrupted fr. the Sp. name in Cuba, pudiano verde.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, blue and bronze, labroid fish ({Iridio radiatus}, syn. {Platyglossus radiatus}) of Florida,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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