foxfish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fox +‎ fish

Noun[edit]

foxfish (plural foxfish)

  1. The fox shark or sea fox.
  2. The common dragonet (Callionymus lyra), of European waters.
  3. An Australian fish, Bodianus frenchii, and related species.
  4. Certain species in the genus Siganus with distinctive black stripes on the face.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for foxfish in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)