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A remora, especially "Echeneis naucrates", the most abundant remora of warm waters.→ remora
- ‘These creatures often swim in the company of other smaller fish, including remoras or shark-suckers, which seem to use the pressure-wave made by the forward progress of the larger animal, and hide in its shade.’
- ‘What is a pilotfish and what is a shark-sucker or remora?’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.