Goosefish Goose"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) See {Angler}. [1913 Webster]

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  • goosefish — [go͞os′fish΄] n. pl. goosefish or goosefishes (see FISH) any of a family (Lophiidae) of anglers characterized by large, sharp teeth and a wide, flat body: see MONKFISH …   English World dictionary

  • Goosefish — Taxobox name = Goosefishes image width = 240px image caption = Angler, Lophius piscatorius regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Lophiiformes familia = Lophiidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Lophiodes… …   Wikipedia

  • goosefish — Angler An gler, n. 1. One who angles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A fish ({Lophius piscatorius}), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goosefish — /goohs fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) goosefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) goosefishes. angler (def. 3). [1800 10, Amer.; GOOSE + FISH] * * *  any of about 25 species of anglerfishes of the family Lophiidae (order… …   Universalium

  • goosefish — europinis jūrų velnias statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lophius piscatorius angl. angler; fishing frog; frogfish; goosefish; monkfish; sea devil rus. европейский морской чёрт; европейский удильщик… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • goosefish — noun Date: 1807 any of a family (Lophiidae) of pediculate fishes with a large flattened head, a fringe of flaps along each side of the lower jaw, head, and body, and a long stalk on the head with a flap of flesh at the tip for attracting prey;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goosefish — n. angler, large predatory fish; monkfish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goosefish — noun (plural same or goosefishes) N. Amer. a bottom dwelling anglerfish. [Lophius americanus and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • goosefish — noun fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey • Syn: ↑angler, ↑anglerfish, ↑angler fish, ↑monkfish, ↑lotte, ↑allmouth, ↑Lophius Americanus • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • American goosefish — amerikinis jūrų velnias statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lophius americanus angl. American goosefish; fishing frog; molligut monkfish rus. американский морской чёрт; американский удильщик ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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