Dictionary.com

dragonfish

[ drag-uhn-fish ]
/ 藞dr忙g 蓹n藢f瑟蕛 /
Save This Word!

noun, plural (especially collectively) drag路on路fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) drag路on路fish路es.
any marine fish of the family Bathydraconidae, of the Southern Ocean, having an elongated body and flattened head and being biochemically adapted to extremely low temperatures.
Also called seamoth. any fish of the family Pegasidae, of tropical Indo-Pacific waters, having armor of bony rings and large, horizontal, fanlike pectoral fins.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?

Origin of dragonfish

First recorded in 1685鈥95; dragon + fish
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use dragonfish in a sentence

FEEDBACK