[ kelp-fish ]
/ ˈkɛlpˌfɪʃ /

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

any of several blennies that are common among kelp.Compare kelp greenling.
any of various other fishes that live among kelp.

Nearby words

  1. kelp,
  2. kelp bass,
  3. kelp crab,
  4. kelp greenling,
  5. kelper,
  6. kelpie,
  7. kelpy,
  8. kelsey,
  9. kelso,
  10. kelson

Origin of kelpfish

First recorded in 1875–80; kelp + fish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019