swampfish

[ swomp-fish ]
/ ˈswɒmpˌfɪʃ /

noun, plural swamp·fish·es, (especially collectively) swamp·fish.

a small fish, Chologaster cornuta, related to the cavefishes, inhabiting swamps and streams of the Atlantic coastal plain, having small but functional eyes and almost transparent skin.

Nearby words

  1. swamp rabbit,
  2. swamp rose,
  3. swamp sparrow,
  4. swamp white oak,
  5. swamper,
  6. swamphen,
  7. swampland,
  8. swampscott,
  9. swampy,
  10. swamy

Origin of swampfish


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