dolphinfish

dolphinfish

[dol-fin-fish, dawl-]
noun, plural (especially collectively) dolphinfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) dolphinfishes.
dolphin ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1505–15; dolphin + fish

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dolphinfish

noun
1. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii) 
2. large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii) 
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