head fish

headfish

[hed-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) headfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) headfishes.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; head + fish

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headfish

noun
among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters [syn: ocean sunfish
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