bonefish

noun bone·fish \ ˈbōn-ˌfish \

Definition of bonefish

1 : a slender silvery small-scaled fish (Albula vulpes) that is a notable sport and food fish of warm seas
2 : ladyfish 2

bonefishing

noun

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1839

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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