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n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) any of various fishes that have a rounded compressed silvery body, esp the moonfishes or the American butterfish


(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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dollarfish - small food fish of Atlantic coastdollarfish - small food fish of Atlantic coast  
stromateid, stromateid fish, butterfish - small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines
genus Poronotus, Poronotus - a genus of Stromateidae
2.dollarfish - any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies
carangid, carangid fish - a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
lookdown, lookdown fish, Selene vomer - similar to moonfish but with eyes high on the truncated forehead