harvestfish

[ hahr-vist-fish ]
/ ˈhɑr vɪstˌfɪʃ /

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

a butterfish of the genus Peprilus, especially P. alepidotus of Atlantic waters.

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Also called northern harvestfish.

Origin of harvestfish

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; harvest + fish
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