Coryphaena equisetis
dolphinfish dolphinfish n. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii, where they are usually referred to as {mahimahi}. See also {dolphin[2]}.

Syn: dolphin, mahimahi. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • Coryphaena equisetis — mahimahi mahimahi n. 1. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii. See also {dolphin[2]}. Syn: dolphin, dolphinfish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coryphaena equisetis — dolphin dol phin (d[o^]l f[i^]n), n. [F. dauphin dolphin, dauphin, earlier spelt also doffin; cf. OF. dalphinal of the dauphin; fr. L. delphinus, Gr. delfi s a dolphin (in senses 1, 2, 3, & 6), perh. properly, belly fish; cf. delfy s womb, Skr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coryphaena equisetis — noun a kind of dolphinfish • Hypernyms: ↑dolphinfish, ↑dolphin, ↑mahimahi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coryphaena hippurus — mahimahi mahimahi n. 1. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii. See also {dolphin[2]}. Syn: dolphin, dolphinfish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coryphaena hippurus — dolphinfish dolphinfish n. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii, where they are usually referred to as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coryphaena hippuris — dolphin dol phin (d[o^]l f[i^]n), n. [F. dauphin dolphin, dauphin, earlier spelt also doffin; cf. OF. dalphinal of the dauphin; fr. L. delphinus, Gr. delfi s a dolphin (in senses 1, 2, 3, & 6), perh. properly, belly fish; cf. delfy s womb, Skr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Goldmakrelen — Goldmakrelen,   Coryphaenidae, Familie der Barschartigen Fische mit langer, von Kopf bis Schwanzstiel reichender Rückenflosse; bunt gefärbt; nur eine Gattung (Coryphaena) mit zwei Arten: die Große Goldmakrele, Unechte Dorade oder Delphinfisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • dolphinfish — n. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii, where they are usually referred to as {mahimahi}. See also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mahimahi — n. 1. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii. See also {dolphin[2]}. Syn: dolphin, dolphinfish. [WordNet 1.5… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mahimahi — dolphinfish dolphinfish n. either of two large slender food and game fish ({Coryphaena equisetis} or {Coryphaena hippurus}) of warm waters. They are highly esteemed as food fish, especially in Hawaii, where they are usually referred to as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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