wreckfish

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From wreck +‎ fish, since it often comes in with wreckage.

NounEdit

wreckfish (plural wreckfishes or wreckfish)

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  1. A perciform marine fish of the family Polyprionide, often inhabiting caves and shipwrecks.

TranslationsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 19:18