[ muhngk-fish ]
/ ˈmʌŋkˌfɪʃ /
noun, plural (especially collectively) monk·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) monk·fish·es.
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We caught also a monkfish, of which I brought home the picture.A Voyage to New Holland|William Dampier
British Dictionary definitions for monkfish
/ (ˈmʌŋkˌfɪʃ) /
noun plural -fish or -fishes
Also called (US): goosefish any of various anglers of the genus Lophius
another name for the angel shark
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