Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The garfish, Belone vulgaris: so called from the greenish color of its bones.
  • noun 2. The eel-pout, Zoarces viviparus: also so called from the green color of its bones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Any garfish (Belone or Tylosurus).
  • noun The European eelpout.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any garfish (Belone or Tylosurus).
  • noun The European eelpout.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

green +‎ bone, because the bones are green when boiled.

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