Definition of Anglerfish in English :

Define Anglerfish in English

Anglerfish meaning in English

Meaning of Anglerfish in English

Pronunciation of Anglerfish in English

Anglerfish pronunciation in English

Pronounce Anglerfish in English


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1. allmouth, angler, angler fish, anglerfish, goosefish, lophius americanus, lotte, monkfish

fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

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a bony fish with a growth on its head which can be wiggled to attract prey

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n. pl. anglerfish or an·gler·fish·es
Any of various marine fishes of the order Lophiiformes, having a long dorsal fin ray that is suspended over the mouth and serves as a lure to attract prey.

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