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frogfish

[ frog-fish, frawg- ]

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.


frogfish

/ ˈfrɒɡˌfɪʃ /

noun

  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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Word History and Origins

Origin of frogfish1

First recorded in 1640–50; frog 1 + fish

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