snakefish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n snakefish tropical fishes with large mouths in lizard-like heads; found worldwide
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Snakefish (Zoöl) The band fish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snakefish A kind of lizard-fish, as Synodus fœtens or S. myops.
    • n snakefish The red band-fish, Cepola rubescens: more fully called red snake-fish. See Cepolidæ.
    • n snakefish The oar-fish. See cut under Regalecus.
    • n snakefish A fish, Polypterus senegalus, which lives in rivers of Africa and has many peculiar characters: well represented in former times, but only two genera belonging to one family remain. The fossil forms are now arranged in five families.
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