[ kelp-fish ]

noun,plural (especially collectively) kelp·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) kelp·fish·es.
  1. any of several blennies that are common among kelp. : Compare kelp greenling.

  2. any of various other fishes that live among kelp.

Origin of kelpfish

First recorded in 1875–80; kelp + fish

Words Nearby kelpfish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024