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box·fish

 (bŏks′fĭsh′)
n. pl. boxfish or box·fish·es
1. Any of various usually colorful fishes of the family Ostraciidae of warm coastal waters, having a boxlike shape with the body enclosed in bony armorlike plates. Also called trunkfish.
2. Any of various similar fishes of the family Aracanidae of deep temperate waters.

boxfish

(ˈbɒksˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) another name for trunkfish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boxfish - any of numerous small tropical fishes having body and head encased in bony platesboxfish - any of numerous small tropical fishes having body and head encased in bony plates
plectognath, plectognath fish - tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines
cowfish, Lactophrys quadricornis - trunkfish having hornlike spines over the eyes
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