driftfish

[ drift-fish ]
/ ˈdrɪftˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural (especially collectively) drift·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) drift·fish·es.

any of several butterfishes, especially of the genus Psenes, inhabiting tropical waters.

Nearby words

  1. drift transistor,
  2. drift tube,
  3. driftage,
  4. driftbolt,
  5. drifter,
  6. drifting cloud, the,
  7. driftless area,
  8. driftpin,
  9. driftwood,
  10. drifty

Origin of driftfish

First recorded in 1860–65; drift + fish

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