Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ichthyology:
  • noun Any fish of the family Cryptacanthodidæ (which see).
  • noun The electric ray, torpedo, or numb-fish. See cuts under Torpedinidæ and torpedo.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes of the genus Cryptacanthodes, especially Cryptacanthodes maculatus of the American coast. A whitish variety is called ghostfish.

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

  • noun Cryptacanthodes maculatus, a slim, eel-like fish related to the blenny.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth

Etymologies

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wry +‎ mouth

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  • It's a fish.

    January 2, 2012