pigfish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pigfish found from Long Island southward
    • n pigfish found around the Great Barrier Reef
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pigfish (Zoöl) Any one of several species of salt-water grunts; -- called also hogfish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pigfish Any one of various fishes which make a grunting noise when taken out of the water. A grunt or grunter; a member of the Hæmulonidæ or Pristipomidæ; specifically, Orthopristis chrysopterus.
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