Chromis punctipinnis
Blacksmith Black"smith`, n. [Black (in allusion to the color of the metal) + smith. Cf. {Whitesmith}.] 1. A smith who works in iron with a forge, and makes iron utensils, horseshoes, etc. [1913 Webster]

The blacksmith may forge what he pleases. --Howell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of the Pacific coast ({Chromis punctipinnis}, or {Heliastes punctipinnis}), of a blackish color. [1913 Webster]


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