Hornfish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hornfish (Zoöl) The garfish or sea needle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hornfish The garfish, Belone vulgaris: so called in allusion to the projecting jaws.
    • n hornfish A species of Syngnathidæ; a pipe-fish: so named in reference to the texture of the exoskeleton.
    • n hornfish The sand-pike or sauger, Stizostedium canadense, a percoid fish: so named in allusion to its color.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. hornfisc,