[ rong-kil ]

  1. any ray-finned fish of the small family Bathymasteridae, inhabiting only the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans, mostly on or near the seafloor.

Origin of ronquil

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; from Latin American Spanish ronquillo, diminutive of ronco ronco

Words Nearby ronquil Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023