walking fishes

walking fish

noun
any of various fishes able to survive and move about for short periods of time on land, as the mudskipper or climbing perch.

Origin:
1860–65

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To walking fishes
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: walking fern
Next Definition: walking horse
Words Near: walking fishes
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for walking fishes
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing walking fishes
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature