/ˈdʒɛmfɪʃ/ (say 'jemfish)

noun (plural gemfish or gemfishes)
a heavy, thick-set food fish with delicate flavour, Rexea solandri, plentiful in waters of south-eastern Australia; hake; king barracouta.
Also, gem fish.
Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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