goose-fish

goosefish

[goos-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) goosefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) goosefishes.
angler ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism; goose + fish

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goosefish (ˈɡuːsˌfɪʃ)
 
n , pl -fish, -fishes
(US) another name for monkfish

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