scaldfish

/ (ˈskɔːldˌfɪʃ, ˈskɑːld-) /

noun plural -fish or -fishes

a small European flatfish, Arnoglossus laterna, covered with large fragile scales: family Bothidae

Nearby words

  1. scalation,
  2. scalawag,
  3. scalawags,
  4. scald,
  5. scald-crow,
  6. scalding,
  7. scale,
  8. scale 3,
  9. scale back,
  10. scale down

Word Origin for scaldfish

C19: from scald ³

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