Definitions

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  • n. The moonfish.
  • n. The sauger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The moonfish (Selene setipinnis).
  • n. The sauger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish of the family Carangidæ, Vomer setipinnis, having a much-compressed oblong body, a head high and angulated far above the eyes, a smooth silvery skin, and low dorsal and anal fins. It inhabits the warm parts of the Atlantic. Also called moonfish, dollar-fish, and blunt-nosed shiner.
  • n. A carangoid fish, Selene vomer, closely resembling the foregoing, and known by the same names. See cut under horsehead.
  • n. The sauger, Stizostedion canadense.
  • n. A sea-horse, as Hippocampus hudsonius.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies

Etymologies

horse +‎ fish (Wiktionary)

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