singingfish

[ sing-ing-fish ]
/ ˈsɪŋ ɪŋˌfɪʃ /

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

QUIZZES

THIS 5TH GRADE VOCABULARY QUIZ COVERS ALL THE BASICS

This teacher-developed 5th grade word list covers all the basics to prepare students for middle school.
Question 1 of 10
compact

Origin of singingfish

1880–85, Americanism; singing + fish; so called because of the humming sound it produces with its air bladder
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020