[pahy-luh t-fish]See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural (especially collectively) pi·lot·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pi·lot·fish·es.
- a small, marine fish, Naucrates ductor, often swimming with sharks.
- any of various other fishes having similar habits.
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