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toad·fish

 (tōd′fĭsh′)
n. pl. toadfish or toad·fish·es
Any of various chiefly marine fishes of the family Batrachoididae, having a broad flattened head and a wide mouth with sharp teeth, and producing grunting sounds.

toadfish

(ˈtəʊdˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) any spiny-finned bottom-dwelling marine fish of the family Batrachoididae, of tropical and temperate seas, having a flattened tapering body and a wide mouth

toad•fish

(ˈtoʊdˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
any bottom-dwelling fish of the family Batrachoididae, of U.S. Atlantic coasts, having a froglike head.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toadfish - bottom-dwelling fish having scaleless slimy skin and a broad thick head with a wide mouthtoadfish - bottom-dwelling fish having scaleless slimy skin and a broad thick head with a wide mouth
Batrachoididae, family Batrachoididae - toadfishes; related to anglers and batfishes
oyster fish, oysterfish, oyster-fish - a variety of toadfish
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
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