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A brightly colored edible marine fish with two elongated dorsal fin rays, occurring in warm Australian coastal waters.
- ‘You can determine the sex of the Sergeant Baker by the males having a much longer ray on the first dorsal fin than the females.’
- ‘The Sergeant Baker can be recognised by its long tapering body, blotched colouration and its behaviour.’
Late 19th century: of unknown origin.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.