filefish


file·fish

noun \ˈfī(-ə)l-ˌfish\

Definition of FILEFISH

:  any of various small-mouthed bony fishes (family Monacantidae, especially genera Aluterus, Cantherhines, and Monacanthus) with rough granular leathery skin

First Known Use of FILEFISH

1681

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