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[tohd-fish] /ˈtoʊdˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) toadfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) toadfishes.
any of several thick-headed, wide-mouthed fishes of the family Batrachoididae, as Opsanus tau (oyster toadfish) ranging along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
puffer (def 2).
Origin of toadfish
1605-15; toad + fish Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for toadfish


noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any spiny-finned bottom-dwelling marine fish of the family Batrachoididae, of tropical and temperate seas, having a flattened tapering body and a wide mouth
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