[ tahy-ger-fish ]

noun,plural (especially collectively) ti·ger·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ti·ger·fish·es.
  1. a large, voracious, freshwater game fish, Hydrocyenus goliath, of African rivers.

Origin of tigerfish

First recorded in 1890–95; tiger + fish

Words Nearby tigerfish

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