from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of fishes, typical of the family Brotulidæ, now restricted to B. barbata, a species found in the Caribbean sea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun any fish of the family
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A family of ophidiiform
fishes, of the taxonomic family Bythitidae, who bear live young.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun deep-sea fishes
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"Bearded brotula," while pleasantly mild with a flaky white flesh, has a name that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue.