from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various chiefly tropical marine fishes of the family Dactylopteridae, having greatly enlarged, winglike pectoral fins that facilitate gliding through the water.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A flying-fish of the family Cephalacanthidæ or Dactylopteridæ. Also called
flying-robin. See flying-fish, and cut under Dactylopterus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
tropical marine fishof the familyof Dactylopteridae having immensewing-like pectoral finsused to glidethrough the water
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun tropical fish with huge fanlike pectoral fins for underwater gliding; unrelated to searobins
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