trunkfish

noun
trunk·​fish | \ ˈtrəŋk-ˌfish How to pronounce trunkfish (audio) \

Definition of trunkfish

: any of numerous small often bright colored bony fishes (family Ostraciidae) of tropical seas with the body and head enclosed in a bony carapace

First Known Use of trunkfish

circa 1804, in the meaning defined above

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