[ pahy-luht-fish ]
/ ˈpaɪ lətˌfɪʃ /
noun, plural (especially collectively) pi·lot·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pi·lot·fish·es.
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British Dictionary definitions for pilotfish
a small carangid fish, Naucrates ductor, of tropical and subtropical seas, marked with dark vertical bands: often accompanies sharks and other large fishes
any of various similar or related fishes
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