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but·ter·fish

 (bŭt′ər-fĭsh′)
n. pl. butterfish or but·ter·fish·es
1. Any of various fishes of the family Stromateidae having tender oily flesh, especially Peprilus triacanthus of the North American Atlantic coast.
2. Any of various other fishes having oily flesh or slippery skin.

[Originally applied to a species of gunnel found in British waters, noted for its slippery coating of mucus.]

butterfish

(ˈbʌtəˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) an eel-like blennioid food fish, Pholis gunnellus, occurring in North Atlantic coastal regions: family Pholidae (gunnels). It has a slippery scaleless golden brown skin with a row of black spots along the base of the long dorsal fin
2. (Animals) Also called: greenbone or marari (Māori)an edible reef fish, Coridodax pullus, of esp S New Zealand. It has a slippery purplish-grey to olive-green skin and is often found browsing on kelp

but•ter•fish

(ˈbʌt ərˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish•es, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish.
a small, flattened marine food fish, Peprilus triacanthus, of U.S. Atlantic coastal waters.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butterfish - any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skinbutterfish - any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
Pholis gunnellus, rock gunnel, butterfish - slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters
stromateid, stromateid fish, butterfish - small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.butterfish - small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Stromateidae, Stromateidae - butterfishes: harvest fishes; dollar fishes
dollarfish, Poronotus triacanthus - small food fish of Atlantic coast
California pompano, palometa, Palometa simillima - smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies
harvestfish, Paprilus alepidotus - butterfish up to a foot long of Atlantic waters from Chesapeake Bay to Argentina
driftfish - small (6 inches) tropical butterfishes found worldwide
driftfish - larger butterfishes of the western Atlantic from the New York area to the northern Gulf of Mexico
barrelfish, black rudderfish, Hyperglyphe perciformis - blackish fish of New England waters
butterfish - any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
3.butterfish - slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal watersbutterfish - slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters
bracketed blenny, gunnel - small eellike fishes common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic
genus Pholis, Pholis - type genus of the Pholidae: gunnels
butterfish - any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
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