adipose fin

ad·i·pose fin
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-uh-pohs fin]
    • /ˈæd əˌpoʊs fɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-uh-pohs fin]
    • /ˈæd əˌpoʊs fɪn/

Definitions of adipose fin words

  • noun adipose fin a posterior dorsal fin occurring in some fish, such as those of the salmon and catfish families 3
  • noun adipose fin a small, fleshy fin, usually lacking rays, behind the main dorsal fin in trouts, catfishes, and other bony fishes. 1
  • noun adipose fin (ichthyology) A soft, fleshy fin found on the back of a fish behind the dorsal fin and just forward of the caudal fin. 0

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adipose fin popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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