Complete Definition of "anglerfish"

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Noun
anglerfish (plural anglerfish or anglerfishes)

  1. Any fish of the bony fish order Lophiiformes. These fish use an outgrowth that can be wiggled so as to resemble a prey animal to lure and catch their prey.

Synonyms
monkfish
goosefish

Translations

Faroese: havtaska f
German: Anglerfisch m, Seeteufel m
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Japanese: アンコウ, 鮟鱇, (あんこう, ankō)
Russian: рыба-удильщик /rýba-udíl'ščik/ f

Related terms
angler
fish

Category:Fish

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