[ bris-uhl-mouth ]

noun,plural (especially collectively) bris·tle·mouth, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bris·tle·mouths [bris-uhl-mouthz, -mouths]. /ˈbrɪs əlˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs/.
  1. any of several small, deep-sea fishes of the family Gonostomatidae, having numerous sharp, slender teeth covering the jaws.

Origin of bristlemouth


Words Nearby bristlemouth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023