oilfish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n oilfish very large deep-water snake mackerel
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oilfish A name of the escolar, Ruvettus pretiosus.
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Usage


In news:

Scary Oilfish Surprises Louisiana Anglers.
A set of wicked teeth and huge, glowing green eyes gave a group of anglers pause when they cranked up an oilfish from the depths of the Mississippi Canyon.
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