archerfish


ar·cher·fish

noun \ˈär-chər-ˌfish\

Definition of ARCHERFISH

:  any of several small East Indian bony fishes (genus Toxotes and especially T. ejaculator of the family Toxotidae) that catch insects by stunning them with water ejected from their mouths

First Known Use of ARCHERFISH

circa 1889

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: archery
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Archer
All Words Near: archerfish

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up archerfish? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More