Vomer setipennis
Moonfish Moon"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); -- called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); -- called also {lookdown}, and {silver moonfish}. (c) The mola. See {Sunfish}, 1. [1913 Webster]

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  • Selene vomer — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bluntnosed shiner — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horsefish — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lookdown — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moonfish — Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver moonfish}. (c)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silver moonfish — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sunfish — Moonfish Moon fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis}); called also {bluntnosed shiner}, {horsefish}, and {sunfish}. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer}); called also {lookdown}, and {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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