lizardfish

[ liz-erd-fish ]
/ ˈlɪz ərdˌfɪʃ /

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

any of several large-mouthed fishes of the family Synodontidae, having a lizardlike head.

Nearby words

  1. lizard fish,
  2. lizard head,
  3. lizard orchid,
  4. lizard's-tail,
  5. lizard, the,
  6. lizbeth,
  7. lizzie,
  8. lizzy,
  9. liákoura,
  10. liège

Origin of lizardfish

First recorded in 1745–55; lizard + fish

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