wolffish

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noun wolf·fish \ˈwu̇lf-ˌfish\

Definition of wolffish

  1. :  any of several large marine bony fishes (genus Anarhichas of the family Anarhicadidae) of cold northern waters having strong canine teeth in the front of the jaws and molar teeth on the sides and that feed chiefly on shellfish, starfish, and sea urchins

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1569

First Known Use of wolffish

1569


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