from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A fish of the family Apogonidœ; a chilodipterid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun any large-headed,
marine, percoidfish with an oblongand compressed body pertaining to the family Apogonidae
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Something caught her eye, something black and falling, like a bullet: and then there was a splash and a boil of bubbles, and the daggerlike bill of a collared kingfisher speared a blue-eyed apogonid that had been hovering over a bright red coral head.