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ophidioid

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Ophidiidæ, a family of fishes which includes many slender species. -- n. One of the Ophidiidæ.

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lobefin

  • noun any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form
    crossopterygian; lobe-finned fish.

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photoblepharon

  • noun a genus of fish in the family Anomalopidae
    genus Photoblepharon.

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blenniid

(Zoöl.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the blennies.

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cottoid

(Zoöl.) Like a fish of the genus Cottus. -- n. A fish belonging to, or resembling, the genus Cottus. See Sculpin.

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blennioid

  • noun elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins
    blennioid fish.

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veloute

  • noun white sauce made with stock instead of milk

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rivulus

  • noun found in small streams of tropical America; often kept in aquariums; usually hermaphroditic

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characid

  • noun any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae
    characin; characin fish.

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naiant

  • adjective satellite applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    swimming.

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filet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    fillet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; fillet.

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anarhichas

  • noun type genus of the Anarhichadidae
    genus Anarhichas.

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serranid

  • noun marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters
    serranid fish.

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marinate

  • verb soak in marinade
    marinade.
    • marinade herring

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clinid

  • noun mostly small blennioid fishes of coral reefs and seagrass beds
    clinid fish.

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chowder

  • noun a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes

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holocephalan

  • noun fish with high compressed head and a body tapering off into a long tail
    holocephalian.

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soluble

  • adjective (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
  • adjective susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
    • the puzzle is soluble

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carangid

  • noun a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
    carangid fish.
  • adjective of or relating to fish of the family Carangidae

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spearer

One who uses a spear; as, a spearer of fish.

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gobioid

(Zoöl.) Like, or pertaining to, the goby, or the genus Gobius. -- n. A gobioid fish.

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hatchery

  • noun a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
    • the park authorities operated a trout hatchery

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gefilte

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filet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    fillet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; fillet.

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catostomid

  • noun a cypriniform fish of the family Catostomidae

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rhabdovirus

  • noun any of a group of arboviruses including those causing rabies

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holocephalian

  • noun fish with high compressed head and a body tapering off into a long tail
    holocephalan.

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silurid

  • noun Old World freshwater catfishes having naked skin and a long anal fin more or less merged with the eellike caudal fin
    silurid fish.

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hatchery

  • noun a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
    • the park authorities operated a trout hatchery

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poeciliid

  • noun small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control
    poeciliid fish; live-bearer; topminnow.

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taco

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
    greaser; wetback.
  • noun a tortilla rolled cupped around a filling

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sparid

  • noun spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth
    sparid fish.

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frier

  • noun flesh of a medium-sized young chicken suitable for frying
    pullet; fryer.

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diadromous

  • adjective (used of fish) migratory between fresh and salt waters

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chowder

  • noun a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes

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gadoid

  • noun a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
    gadoid fish.

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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scombroid

  • noun important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters
    scombroid fish.

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scorpaenid

  • noun any of numerous carnivorous usually bottom-dwelling warm-water marine fishes found worldwide but most abundant in the Pacific
    scorpaenid fish.

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fierasfer

(Zoöl.) A genus of small, slender fishes, remarkable for their habit of living as commensals in other animals. One species inhabits the gill cavity of the pearl oyster near Panama; another lives within an East Indian holothurian.

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gamy

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; racy; spicy; risque; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamey.

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otolith

(Anat.) One of the small bones or particles of calcareous or other hard substance in the internal ear of vertebrates, and in the auditory organs of many invertebrates; an ear stone. Collectively, the otoliths are called ear sand and otoconite.

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cyprinoid

  • adjective of or relating to members of fish family Cyprinidae
    cyprinid.

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hobbyist

  • noun a person who pursues an activity in their spare time for pleasure

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hoek

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toxotes

(Zoöl.) A genus of fishes comprising the archer fishes. See Archer fish.

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sciaenid

  • noun widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
    sciaenid fish.

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fillet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    filet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; filet.

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percoid

  • noun any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
    percoid fish; percoidean.

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fugu

  • noun a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous

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chimaeroid

(Zoöl.) Related to, or like, the chimæra.

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advisory

  • noun an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat
    • a frost advisory
  • adjective satellite giving advice
    consultive; consultatory; consultative.
    • an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative

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salmonoid

(Zoöl.) Like, or pertaining to, the Salmonidæ, a family of fishes including the trout and salmon. -- n. Any fish of the family Salmonidæ.

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siluroid

(Zoöl.) Belonging to the Siluroidei, or Nematognathi, an order of fishes including numerous species, among which are the American catfishes and numerous allied fresh-water species of the Old World, as the sheatfish (Silurus glanis) of Europe. -- n. A siluroid fish.

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zoarces

  • noun type genus of the Zoarcidae
    genus Zoarces.

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physostomous

(Zoöl.) (a) Having a duct to the air bladder. (b) Pertaining to the Physostomi.

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coryphaena

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fatty

  • noun a rotund individual
    roly-poly; butterball; fatso; fat person.
  • adjective containing or composed of fat
    fat.
    • fatty food
    • fat tissue

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gurry

An alvine evacuation; also, refuse matter. Obs. or Local Holland.

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clupeid

  • noun any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
    clupeid fish.

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centrarchid

  • noun small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
    sunfish.

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cannery

  • noun a factory where food is canned

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clupeoid

(Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Herring family.

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tapeworm

  • noun ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
    cestode.

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filet

  • noun a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
    fillet.
  • noun a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
    fish filet; fish fillet; fillet.

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latimeria

  • noun type genus of the Latimeridae: coelacanth
    genus Latimeria.

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takeable

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agnathan

  • noun eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms
    jawless fish; jawless vertebrate.

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kabob

  • noun cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
    shish kebab; kebab.

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holostean

(Zoöl.) Pertaining to the Holostei.

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catadromous

  • adjective migrating from fresh water to the sea to spawn

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oar

  • noun an implement used to propel or steer a boat

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eellike

  • adjective satellite resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous

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pomacentrus

  • noun type genus of the Pomacentridae: damselfishes
    genus Pomacentrus.

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cyprinid

  • noun soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
    cyprinid fish.
  • adjective of or relating to members of fish family Cyprinidae
    cyprinoid.

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maw

  • noun informal terms for the mouth
    yap; gob; trap; cakehole; hole.

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hairtail

  • noun long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
    cutlassfish; frost fish.

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terrine

  • noun a pate or fancy meatloaf baked in an earthenware casserole

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piscivorous

  • adjective satellite feeding on fishes

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lophius

  • noun type genus of family Lophiidae
    genus Lophius.

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mouthbreeder

  • noun any of various fishes that carry their eggs and their young in their mouths

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fin

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; five; pentad.
  • noun one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
    tail fin; tailfin.

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acanthopterygian

  • noun a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
    spiny-finned fish.

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blennius

  • noun type genus of the Blenniidae
    genus Blennius.

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crossopterygian

  • noun any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form
    lobefin; lobe-finned fish.

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swordtail

  • noun freshwater fish of Central America having a long swordlike tail; popular aquarium fish
    Xyphophorus helleri; topminnow; helleri.

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diodon

(Zoöl.) A genus of spinose, plectognath fishes, having the teeth of each jaw united into a single beaklike plate. They are able to inflate the body by taking in air or water, and, hence, are called globefishes, swellfishes, etc. fishes, and sea hedgehogs.

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snakehead

  • noun showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
    Chelone glabra; shellflower; turtlehead; snake-head; shell-flower.

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characin

  • noun any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae
    characid; characin fish.

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peddlar

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kebab

  • noun cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
    kabob; shish kebab.

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placoderm

  • noun fish-like vertebrate with bony plates on head and upper body; dominant in seas and rivers during the Devonian; considered the earliest vertebrate with jaws

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weir

  • noun a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
  • noun a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish

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vulturine

  • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    raptorial; rapacious; vulturous; ravening; predatory.
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal

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terrine

  • noun a pate or fancy meatloaf baked in an earthenware casserole

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biomass

  • noun plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
  • noun the total mass of living matter in a given unit area

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gymnotus

(Zoöl.) A genus of South American fresh-water fishes, including the Gymnotus electricus, or electric eel. It has a greenish, eel-like body, and is possessed of electric power.
One fearful shock, fearful but momentary, like from the electric blow of the gymnotus. De Quincey.

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anadromous

  • adjective migrating from the sea to fresh water to spawn

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astyanax

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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