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monk·fish

 (mŭngk′fĭsh′)
n. pl. monkfish or monk·fish·es

[Perhaps from the cowled appearance of its head.]
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monkfish

(ˈmʌŋkˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) Also called (US): goosefish any of various anglers of the genus Lophius
2. (Animals) another name for the angel shark
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an•gler

(ˈæŋ glər)

n.
1. a person who fishes with a hook and line.
2. a person who tries to get something through scheming.
3. any of various large-mouthed marine fishes of the family Lophiidae, having a wormlike lure dangling from the head for attracting prey.
[1545–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monkfish - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
angler fish, anglerfish, goosefish, Lophius Americanus, lotte, allmouth, monkfish, angler - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.monkfish - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring preymonkfish - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
family Lophiidae, Lophiidae - large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
monkfish - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
3.monkfish - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks domonkfish - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
genus Squatina, Squatina - type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks
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Translations

monkfish

[ˈmʌŋkfɪʃ] (monkfish or monkfishes (pl)) Nrape m, pejesapo m
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monkfish

nSeeteufel m
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The monk fish was seasoned and cooked sous vide (vacuum packed and cooked at a low temperature in water) before being finished in the same pan that had been used for the asparagus and basted regularly with the juices.
A whole barramundi comes with a blanket of arugula and preserved lemons, salt-baked prawns are complemented by a rich crab fat emulsion, and monk fish tail is served with two types of garlic: confit and wild.
Incorporating the traditional ingredients of sauted monk fish, prawns, clams, and vegetables prepared in a cataplana pan, the unique dish is a true symbol of the Algarve's heritage, inextricably linked to the presence of Arabs from North Africa in the Algarve many centuries ago.
Incorporating the traditional ingredients of sauteed monk fish, prawns, clams, and vegetables prepared in a cataplana pan, the dish is a symbol of the Algarve's heritage, inextricably linked to the presence of Arabs from North Africa in the Algarve many centuries ago.
Starting with their fried bread, sage, onion and spelt, the menu also includes monk fish cheeks, crispy hen's egg and lamb saddle, finishing with a chocolate and hazelnut dessert.
And you get eight courses for that price, with dishes on the sample menu including monk fish with hen of the woods and broccoli, pork with hispi cabbage and the famous douglas fir dessert.
Prices ranged from $9.95 for certain noodle and rice dishes to $27.95 for monk fish in a special spicy sauce.
Crab, lobsters, monk fish, conger eel and squid were all displayed on ice for the Queen and Prince Philip to inspect at the family-run fish company in Newhaven, East Sussex.
The Export Index improved slightly, by 2.3 index points, on the back of higher monk fish prices which increased by 53% month on month.
For the mains, a steaming white plate of sea bass with topinambour cream arrived with a puree of onion and sweet potato and meaty fillet of monk fish.
With every item perfectly sauteed in onions, white wine, garlic, black pepper and parsley, it comprised monk fish, seabass, mussels, plus the most amazing king prawns and scallops that were the size of a toddler's st.
For the main I had a monk fish and king prawn curry with light mango and coconut sauce, a timbale of rice garnished with apples, sultanas and, of course, mango chutney.