jawfish

[ jaw-fish ]
/ ˈdʒɔˌfɪʃ /

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

any of several large-mouthed fishes of the family Opisthognathidae, common along sandy bottoms of warm seas.

Nearby words

  1. jawan,
  2. jawara,
  3. jawbone,
  4. jawbreaker,
  5. jawed,
  6. jawlensky,
  7. jawless fish,
  8. jawlike,
  9. jawp,
  10. jawrope

Origin of jawfish


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