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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.
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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
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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.
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