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greenfish

[green-fish]
noun, plural green·fish·es, (especially collectively) green·fish.
  1. opaleye.
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Origin of greenfish

1425–75; late Middle English. See green, fish
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Examples from the Web for greenfish

Historical Examples of greenfish

  • The term "greenfish" is unknown among Virginia Tidewater fishermen.

    The Bounty of the Chesapeake

    James Wharton

  • There "greenfish" is applied to the bluefish, of which there were and are at times plenty in the Rappahannock river.