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(English) Fleshy projection near mouth, chin or snout as in catfish or cod; slender tentacle-like protuberance generally used for locating food as on the chin of goatfishes, some of the croakers, and others. (See also: mouth, snout, chin)
(French) La projection charnue près de la bouche, menton ou museau comme chez les poissons-chat ou les morues; la protubérance élancée en forme tentaculaire utilisé pour localiser de la nourriture comme sur le menton des rougets barbet, quelques acoupas, et autres. (See also: mouth, snout, chin)
(Portuguese) Projecção carnuda junto da boca, do queixo ou do focinho, como no peixe-gato ou nos gadídeos. (See also: mouth, snout, chin)

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