dragonet


drag·on·et

noun \ˌdra-gə-ˈnet, ˈdra-gə-nət\

Definition of DRAGONET

1
:  a little dragon
2
:  any of a family (Callionymidae) of small often brightly colored scaleless marine fishes that have sharp spines on the gill covers; especially :  a European fish (Callionymus lyra) that is sometimes used as food

First Known Use of DRAGONET

14th century

Other Fishes Terms

char, chum, ichthyology, smelt, tetra, turbot

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