barrel fish


noun, plural barrelfishes (especially collectively) barrelfish.
a blackish stromateid fish, Hyperoglyphe perciformis, inhabiting New England coastal waters.
Also called black rudderfish.

1880–85; barrel + fish Unabridged
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