hog fish

hogfish

[hawg-fish, hog-]
noun, plural (especially collectively) hogfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) hogfishes.
1.
a large wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, of the western Atlantic Ocean, used for food.
2.
any of various other fishes having a fancied resemblance to a hog, as the pigfish and logperch.

Origin:
1590–1600; translation of Medieval Latin porcopiscis porpoise. See hog, fish

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hogfish (ˈhɒɡˌfɪʃ)
 
n , pl -fish, -fishes
1.  a wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, that occurs in the Atlantic off the SE coast of North America. The head of the male resembles a pig's snout
2.  another name for pigfish

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