shrimpfish

[shrimp-fish]

noun, plural (especially collectively) shrimp·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) shrimp·fish·es.

any of several fishes of the family Centriscidae, inhabiting shallow waters from eastern Africa to Hawaii, having a compressed body covered with transparent plates.

Nearby words

  1. shrike,
  2. shrill,
  3. shrimp,
  4. shrimp plant,
  5. shrimper,
  6. shrine,
  7. shriner,
  8. shrink,
  9. shrink fit,
  10. shrink-wrap

Origin of shrimpfish


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