monkfish

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a monkfish on ice at a fish market

NounEdit

monkfish (countable and uncountable, plural monkfish or monkfishes)

  1. Any large bottom-dwelling anglerfish of the genus Lophius, such as Lophius piscatorius, of the Atlantic, having a large head and mouth.
  2. Angel sharks of the genus Squatina.

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