noun, plural stonefishes (especially collectively) stonefish.
a tropical scorpion fish, Synanceja verrucosa, having dorsal-fin spines from which a deadly poison is discharged.

1660–70; stone + fish Unabridged
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stonefish (ˈstəʊnˌfɪʃ)
n , pl -fish, -fishes
a venomous tropical marine scorpaenid fish, Synanceja verrucosa, that resembles a piece of rock on the seabed

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Example sentences
But a stonefish has more than camouflage for defense-it also has spines full of venom.
Sharks and rays are among the major predators of stonefish.
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