Poronotus triacanthus
dollarfish dollarfish n. 1. small food fish ({Poronotus triacanthus}) of the Atlantic coast.

Syn: {Poronotus triacanthus}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies.

Syn: moonfish, Atlantic moonfish, horsefish, horsehead, Selene setapinnis. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Poronotus triacanthus — dollarfish dollarfish n. 1. small food fish ({Poronotus triacanthus}) of the Atlantic coast. Syn: {Poronotus triacanthus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies. Syn: moonfish, Atlantic moonfish, horsefish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poronotus triacanthus — noun small food fish of Atlantic coast • Syn: ↑dollarfish • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑Poronotus, ↑genus Poronotus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poronotus — noun a genus of Stromateidae • Syn: ↑genus Poronotus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Poronotus — noun a genus of Stromateidae • Syn: ↑Poronotus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dollarfish — noun 1. small food fish of Atlantic coast • Syn: ↑Poronotus triacanthus • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑Poronotus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dollarfish — n. 1. small food fish ({Poronotus triacanthus}) of the Atlantic coast. Syn: {Poronotus triacanthus}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies. Syn: moonfish, Atlantic moonfish, horsefish, horsehead, Selene… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stromateidae —   Palometas Palometa pintada (Pepril …   Wikipedia Español

  • butterfish — /but euhr fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) butterfishes, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) butterfish. 1. a small, flattened, marine food fish, Peprilus triacanthus, of Atlantic coastal waters of the U.S., having very small… …   Universalium

  • Stromateoidei —   Stromateoidei Palometa …   Wikipedia Español

  • butterfish — /ˈbʌtəfɪʃ / (say butuhfish) noun (plural butterfish or butterfishes) 1. any of various Australian fishes of genera Selenotoca and Scatophagus, often silvery or butter coloured and variously banded or spotted and having strong, often venomous… …   Australian English dictionary

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