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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kingfishnoun

    the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States

  2. cero, pintado, kingfish, Scomberomorus regalisnoun

    large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters

  3. white croaker, chenfish, kingfish, Genyonemus lineatusnoun

    small silvery marine food fish found off California

  4. kingfishnoun

    any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast

  5. kingfish, Seriola grandisnoun

    large game fish of Australia and New Zealand


  1. kingfishnoun

    any of several food fishes of the genus Menticirrhus from the Atlantic

  2. kingfishnoun

    any of several similar fishes of the Pacific


  1. kingfish

    A kingfish is a type of fish from several families, often large and typically important as food or game. The term can refer differently depending on the region, including species like the cero, king mackerel, whiting, or the Australia's yellowtail kingfish. They are generally characterized by their size, and are prized by both commercial and sports fishers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kingfishnoun

    an American marine food fish of the genus Menticirrus, especially M. saxatilis, or M. nebulosos, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also whiting, surf whiting, and barb

  2. Kingfishnoun

    the opah

  3. Kingfishnoun

    the common cero; also, the spotted cero. See Cero

  4. Kingfishnoun

    the queenfish


  1. Kingfish

    Kingfish is an American rock band led by Matthew Kelly, a musician, singer, and songwriter who plays guitar and harmonica. Kelly co-founded Kingfish in 1973 with New Riders of the Purple Sage bass player Dave Torbert and fellow San Francisco Bay Area musicians Robbie Hoddinott, Chris Herold, and Mick Ward. However, Ward died in a car accident later that year, and was soon replaced by Barry Flast, another keyboardist from San Francisco. In 1974, Kingfish became more well known, and signed their first record contract, after Grateful Dead member Bob Weir, a long-time friend of Kelly's, joined the band. Weir toured with Kingfish and was a band member on their first two albums, Kingfish and Live 'n' Kickin'. When the Dead started touring again in 1976, Weir left Kingfish, along with Hoddinott and Herold, who were then replaced by Barry Flast, Michael O'Neill and Dave Perper. The lineup of the band continued to change, with Kelly and Torbert remaining at the core. Then, in 1979 Torbert and Kelly parted ways and Torbert formed a new lineup with Danny "Rio" DeGennaro and Michael O'Neill on guitars and sharing lead vocals. Also part of that lineup were drummer Steve Shive and Ralph Liberto. Dave Torbert died of a heart attack in 1982.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kingfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kingfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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