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n. pl. bonefish or bone·fish·es
Any of several silvery marine fishes of the family Albulidae, especially Albula vulpes, a game fish of warm shallow waters worldwide.

[From its many small bones.]
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n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) a silvery marine clupeoid game fish, Albula vulpes, occurring in warm shallow waters: family Albulidae
2. (Animals) a similar related fish, Dixonina nemoptera, of the Pacific Ocean
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n., pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
a silver game and food fish, Albula vulpes, of warm coastal seas. Also called ladyfish.
[1725–35, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bonefish - slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoonsbonefish - slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoons
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Albula, genus Albula - type and sole genus of the family Albulidae
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