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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Forkbeard \Fork"beard`\, n. (Zool.) (a) A European fish (Raniceps raninus), having a large flat head; -- also called tadpole fish, and lesser forked beard. (b) The European forked hake or hake's-dame (Phycis blennoides); -- also called great forked beard. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tadpole \Tad"pole`\, n. [OE. tadde toad (AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige) + poll; properly, a toad that is or seems all head. See Toad, and Poll.] 1. (Zool.) The young aquatic larva of any amphibian. In this stage it breathes by means of external or internal gills, is at first destitute of legs, and has a finlike tail. Called also polliwig, polliwog, porwiggle, or purwiggy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) The hooded merganser. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] Tadpole fish. (Zool.) See Forkbeard (a) . [1913 Webster]