mousefish

mousefish
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a common sargassum fish (Histrio pictus)

* * *

/mows"fish'/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) mousefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) mousefishes.
sargassumfish.
[1875-80; MOUSE + FISH]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mousefish — Mouse fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Frogfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mousefish — /mows fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) mousefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) mousefishes. sargassumfish. [1875 80; MOUSE + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • Frogfish — Frog fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) See {Angler}, n., 2. (b) An oceanic fish of the genus {Antennarius} or {Pterophrynoides}; called also mousefish and toadfish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gonorynchus gonorynchus — Taxobox name = Gonorynchus gonorynchus image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Gonorynchiformes familia = Gonorynchidae genus = Gonorynchus species = G. gonorynchus binomial = Gonorynchus gonorynchus… …   Wikipedia

  • sargassumfish — /sahr gas euhm fish /, n., pl. sargassumfishes, (esp. collectively) sargassumfish. an olive brown and black frogfish, Histrio histrio, inhabiting tropical Atlantic and western Pacific seas among floating sargassum weed. Also called mousefish.… …   Universalium

  • sargassumfish — /sahr gas euhm fish /, n., pl. sargassumfishes, (esp. collectively) sargassumfish. an olive brown and black frogfish, Histrio histrio, inhabiting tropical Atlantic and western Pacific seas among floating sargassum weed. Also called mousefish.… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”