boxfish

[ boks-fish ]
/ ˈbɒksˌfɪʃ /

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

Origin of boxfish

First recorded in 1830–40; box1 + fish
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British Dictionary definitions for boxfish

boxfish

/ (ˈbɒksˌfɪʃ) /

noun plural -fish or -fishes

another name for trunkfish

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