• WordNet 3.6
    • n trunkfish any of numerous small tropical fishes having body and head encased in bony plates
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trunkfish (Zo√∂l) Any one of several species of plectognath fishes, belonging to the genus Ostracion, or the family Ostraciontid√¶, having an angular body covered with a rigid integument consisting of bony scales. Some of the species are called also coffer fish, and boxfish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trunkfish Any ostraciont.
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The triangular body shape of the smooth trunkfish has many advantages for swimming and maneuvering on the reef.