Definitions

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  • n. A perciform marine fish of the family Bathymasteridae, related to the eelpouts and prowfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish of the North Pacific, Bathymaster signatus, of an elongate form with a long dorsal having only the foremost two or three rays inarticulate, frequenting moderately deep water with rocky grounds.
  • n. One of a group or family of fishes of which Bathymaster has been supposed to be a representative—namely, the Icosteidæ.

Etymologies

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Spanish ronquillo ("slightly hoarse")?

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  • It's a fish.

    January 2, 2012