fish tongue
1) long-handled tongues used for catching fish or for holding slippery or dangerous fish such as moray eels
2) a device for removing wisdom teeth, named for its shape
3) a commercial product, often marketed with fish cheeks, fresh, frozen or cured

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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