goosefish


goose·fish

noun \ˈgüs-ˌfish\

Definition of GOOSEFISH

:  any of a family (Lophiidae) of pediculate fishes with a large flattened head, a fringe of flaps along each side of the lower jaw, head, and body, and a long stalk on the head with a flap of flesh at the tip for attracting prey; especially :  monkfish

First Known Use of GOOSEFISH

1807

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