dollarfish
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dollarfish — /dol euhr fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) dollarfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) dollarfishes. 1. butterfish. 2. moonfish. [1840 50; so called because of its roundish shape and silvery color] * * * …   Universalium

  • dollarfish — atlantinė mėnulinė stauridė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Selene vomer angl. Atlantic lookdown; dollarfish; horsehead; lookdown; moonfish rus. селена ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mėnulinės stauridės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dollarfish — atlantinė didžiakaktė stauridė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Vomer setapinnis angl. Atlantic moonfish; bluntnose; dollarfish; shiner rus. обыкновенный вомер; рыба полумесяц ryšiai: platesnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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

  • dollarfish — dol•lar•fish [[t]ˈdɒl ərˌfɪʃ[/t]] n. pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. for kinds or species) fish•es. 1) ich butterfish 2) ich moonfish • Etymology: 1840–50; so called from its roundish shape and silvery color …   From formal English to slang

  • common dollarfish — paprastoji doleržuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Mylossoma duriventris angl. common dollarfish rus. обыкновенная милосома ryšiai: platesnis terminas – visaėdės doleržuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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 — 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

  • 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

  • American butterfish — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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