from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several tropical foodfish, of family Polynemidae, that have long filaments below the pectoral fin; the threadfins

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of numerous species of tropical food fishes of the family Polynemid√¶. They have several slender filaments, often very long, below the pectoral fin. Some of them yield isinglass of good quality. Called also threadfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish of the genus Polynemus.


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