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crampfish

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cramp +‎ fish?

NounEdit

crampfish (plural crampfishes)

  1. The torpedo, or electric ray, whose touch gives an electric shock.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for crampfish in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)