hagfish: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hag'fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
- any eellike, marine cyclostome of the order Myxiniformes, having undeveloped eyes, a barbel-rimmed, circular mouth, and horny teeth for boring into the flesh of fishes to feed on their interior parts. See illus. in next column.
- hagfish (Thesaurus)