goatfish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goatfish brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Goatfish (Zoöl) A fish of the genus Upeneus, inhabiting the Gulf of Mexico. It is allied to the surmullet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n goatfish The European file-fish, Balistes capriscus.
    • n goatfish A West Indian and South American mulloid fish, Upeneus maculatus, of a red color with bluish longitudinal lines on the sides of the head and three black blotches on the body above the lateral line.
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Usage


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