elephant fish

noun
any of several long-snouted fishes belonging to the genus Callorhyncus, of the family Callorhynchidae (Chimaeridae), inhabiting deep waters of the Southern Hemisphere.

Origin:
1765–75

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elephant fish
 
n
Also called: reperepe a large marine fish, Callorhinchus milii, of southwest Pacific waters, having a snout resembling an elephant's trunk

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