dragonfish: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (drag'un-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any marine fish of the family Bathydraconidae, of Antarctic seas, having an elongated body and flattened head and being biochemically adapted to extremely low temperatures.
  2. Also calledany fish of the family Pegasidae, of tropical Indo-Pacific waters, having armor of bony rings and large, horizontal, fanlike pectoral fins.
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