dealfish
noun Etymology: 4deal Date: 1845 any of several silvery ribbonfishes (genus Trachipterus, especially T. arcticus) inhabiting deep seas

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  • dealfish — [dēl′fish΄] n. pl. dealfish or dealfishes (see FISH) RIBBONFISH …   English World dictionary

  • Dealfish — Deal fish , n. [From deal a long, narrow plank.] (Zo[ o]l.) A long, thin fish of the arctic seas ({Trachypterus arcticus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dealfish — /deel fish /, n., pl. dealfishes, (esp. collectively) dealfish. a ribbonfish, esp. Trachipterus arcticus. [1835 45; DEAL2 + FISH] * * * ▪ fish       any of several slender marine fishes that belong to the genus Trachipterus (family Trachipteridae …   Universalium

  • dealfish — /ˈdilfɪʃ/ (say deelfish) noun (plural dealfish or dealfishes) → ribbonfish. {deal2 + fish1} Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • dealfish — šiaurinė dalgiažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Trachipterus arcticus angl. dealfish; king of the herrings rus. северная рыба лента; северный вогмер ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dalgiažuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dealfish — paprastoji dalgiažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Trachipterus trachypterus angl. dealfish; peregrine ribbonfish rus. обыкновенный трахиптер ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dalgiažuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • dealfish — noun A deep sea ribbonfish, Trachipterus arcticus, from the north Atlantic …   Wiktionary

  • dealfish — deal•fish [[t]ˈdilˌfɪʃ[/t]] n. pl. fish•es, (esp. collectively) fish. ich a ribbonfish, esp Trachipterus arcticus[/ex] • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • dealfish — noun deep sea ribbonfish • Syn: ↑Trachipterus arcticus • Hypernyms: ↑ribbonfish • Member Holonyms: ↑Trachipterus, ↑genus Trachipterus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trachypterus arcticus — Dealfish Deal fish , n. [From deal a long, narrow plank.] (Zo[ o]l.) A long, thin fish of the arctic seas ({Trachypterus arcticus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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