rabbitfish

noun

Definition of rabbitfish

  1. 1 :  a chimaera (Chimaera monstrosa) having a long tail and occurring in deep waters of the Atlantic ocean

  2. 2a :  puffer fish b :  a slender elongated steel-blue marine food fish (Promethichthys prometheus) related to the escolar and widely distributed in warm regions c southern Africa :  any of several small slimy-skinned compressed fishes of the genus Siganus — compare siganidae

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Origin and Etymology of rabbitfish

rabbit + fish; from the rabbitlike nose


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