lionfish

noun li·on·fish \ ˈlī-ən-ˌfish \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of lionfish

:any of several scorpaenid fishes (genus Pterois) of the Indian Ocean and the tropical Pacific that are brilliantly striped and barred with elongated fins and venomous dorsal spines

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circa 1907


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