puddingwife

/pood"ing wuyf'/, n., pl. puddingwives /-wuyvz'/.
a bluish and bronze wrasse, Halichoeres radiatus, of the Atlantic coast from the Florida Keys to Brazil.
[1725-35; cf. late ME podyngwyf a woman who sells sausages. See PUDDING, WIFE]

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