Alepidosaurus ferox
lancetfish lan"cet*fish`, lancet fish lan"cet fish` . (Zo["o]l.) A large, elongated, scaleless, voracious, deep-sea fish ({Alepidosaurus ferox}), having long, sharp, lancetlike teeth and a long saillike dorsal fin. [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: lancet fish, wolffish. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

2. The doctor, or surgeon fish. [1913 Webster]


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  • lancet fish — lancetfish lan cet*fish , lancet fish lan cet fish . (Zo[ o]l.) A large, elongated, scaleless, voracious, deep sea fish ({Alepidosaurus ferox}), having long, sharp, lancetlike teeth and a long saillike dorsal fin. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: lancet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lancetfish — lan cet*fish , lancet fish lan cet fish . (Zo[ o]l.) A large, elongated, scaleless, voracious, deep sea fish ({Alepidosaurus ferox}), having long, sharp, lancetlike teeth and a long saillike dorsal fin. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: lancet fish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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