dolphinfish

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noun dol·phin·fish \ˈdäl-fən-ˌfish, ˈdȯl-\

Definition of dolphinfish

  1. :  either of two colorful, iridescent, saltwater fish (Coryphaena equiselis and C. hippurus of the family Coryphaenidae) that are widely distributed in tropical and temperate seas and have a long laterally compressed body and a deeply forked tail fin The common dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) is valued as a food fish and is often called mahi-mahi.

1840

First Known Use of dolphinfish

1840


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