filefish

noun
file·​fish | \ ˈfī(-ə)l-ˌfish How to pronounce filefish (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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