from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of deep-sea eel (Saccopharynx ampullaceus), remarkable for its baglike gullet, which enables it to swallow fishes two or three times its won size.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of sundry plectognath fishes of the family Tetrodontidœ.
  • n. A name of the Saccopharynx ampullaceus, a remarkable fish representing a peculiar family of the order Lyomeri. See Saccopharyngidœ.


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