Definition of tilefish
: any of various marine bony fishes (family Malacanthidae) used as food; especially : a large fish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) of deep waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico with a fleshy appendage on the head and yellow spots on the upper body and some of its fins
Origin of tilefish
tile- modification of New Latin Lopholatilus
First Known Use: 1881
Rhymes with tilefish
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