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noun, plural gray·fish·es, (especially collectively) gray·fish.
  1. a name used in marketing for any of several American sharks, especially the dogfishes of the genus Squalus.
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Origin of grayfish

First recorded in 1785–95; gray1 + fish
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Historical Examples of grayfish

  • Frequently shark steaks are sold by Chinese in the district under the name of grayfish.

    Fame and Fortune Weekly, No. 801, February 4, 1921