[ pin-fish ]
/ ˈpɪnˌfɪʃ /
noun, plural pin·fish·es, (especially collectively) pin·fish.
a small fish, Lagodon rhomboides, of the porgy family, inhabiting bays of the South Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S.
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British Dictionary definitions for pinfish
/ (ˈpɪnˌfɪʃ) /
noun plural -fish or -fishes
a small porgy, Lagodon rhomboides, occurring off the SE North American coast of the AtlanticAlso called: sailor's choice
Word Origin for pinfish
so named because it has spines
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