Definitions for toadfishˈtoʊdˌfɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

toad•fishˈtoʊdˌfɪʃ(n.)(pl.)-fish; -fish•es.

  1. any bottom-dwelling fish of the family Batrachoididae, of U.S. Atlantic coasts, having a froglike head.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of toadfish:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. toadfish, Opsanus tau(noun)

    bottom-dwelling fish having scaleless slimy skin and a broad thick head with a wide mouth

Wiktionary

  1. toadfish(Noun)

    Any of the ray-finned fishes of family Batrachoididae, benthic ambush predators.

  2. Origin: From toad + fish, by reference to their toadlike appearance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toadfish(noun)

    any marine fish of the genus Batrachus, having a large, thick head and a wide mouth, and bearing some resemblance to a toad. The American species (Batrachus tau) is very common in shallow water. Called also oyster fish, and sapo

  2. Toadfish(noun)

    the angler

  3. Toadfish(noun)

    a swellfish

Freebase

  1. Toadfish

    Toadfish is the common name for a variety of species from several different families of fish, usually because of their toad-like appearance.

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