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[frog-fish, frawg-]
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noun, plural (especially collectively) frog·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) frog·fish·es.
  1. any tropical marine fish of the family Antennariidae, having a wide, froglike mouth and broad, limblike pectoral fins.
  2. angler(def 3).
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Origin of frogfish

First recorded in 1640–50; frog1 + fish
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British Dictionary definitions for frogfish


noun plural -fish or -fishes
  1. any angler (fish) of the family Antennariidae, in which the body is covered with fleshy processes, including a fleshy lure on top of the head
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