noun, plural (especially collectively) dev·il·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) dev·il·fish·es.
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Skilled in deep-sea lore as he was, he knew the dark fury which had swooped down upon the devilfish.The Haunters of the Silences
Charles G. D. Roberts
Tom crouched over his pretended work like a devilfish devouring its prey.
Verdi seized upon knowledge as a devilfish absorbs its prey—he learned in the mass.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14
The mountain lion rivals the shark, the devilfish, and the grizzly in being the cause of ferocious tales.Watched by Wild Animals
Enos A. Mills
They ain't no bloodhound on your track, but a ugly octopus of a devilfish is gittin' its arms out after you.The Price of the Prairie
Margaret Hill McCarter