boxfish

[boks-fish]

noun, plural box·fish·es, (especially collectively) box·fish.


Nearby words

  1. boxer,
  2. boxer rebellion,
  3. boxer shorts,
  4. boxer-style,
  5. boxercise,
  6. boxful,
  7. boxgrove man,
  8. boxhaul,
  9. boxhead,
  10. boxholder

Origin of boxfish

First recorded in 1830–40; box1 + fish

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British Dictionary definitions for boxfish

boxfish

noun plural -fish or -fishes

another name for trunkfish
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