Definition of Dolphinfish

1. Noun. The lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii).

Exact synonyms: Mahimahi
Group relationships: Dolphin, Mahimahi
Generic synonyms: Saltwater Fish
Geographical relationships: Aloha State, Hawai'i, Hawaii, Hi



2. Noun. Large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii).
Exact synonyms: Dolphin, Mahimahi
Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Coryphaenidae, Family Coryphaenidae
Specialized synonyms: Coryphaena Hippurus, Coryphaena Equisetis
Terms within: Mahimahi
Geographical relationships: Aloha State, Hawai'i, Hawaii, Hi

Definition of Dolphinfish

1. Noun. A large food and game fish of the of the ''Coryphaenidae'' family which is commonly found in tropical and subtropical waters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dolphinfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolphinfish

dolostones
dolour
dolourous
dolourously
dolours
dolphin
dolphin-friendly
dolphin hugger
dolphin kick
dolphin oil
dolphin striker
dolphinarium
dolphinariums
dolphinet
dolphinets
dolphinfish (current term)
dolphinfishes
dolphinlike
dolphins
dols
dolt
doltish
doltishly
doltishness
doltishnesses
dolts
dolven
dom.
domable

Literary usage of Dolphinfish

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1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"Their other name dolphino or dolphinfish often leads to confusion with the various species ... In Hawaii they are known as mahi- mahi. Dorado or dolphinfish ..."

2. Constructions of Childhood in the Ancient Worldby Kevin Glowacki, Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan by Kevin Glowacki, Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan (2008)
"Fisherboy with common dolphinfish, from West House 242 12.9. Fisherboy with common dolphinfish, from West House, sketched with grid 243 12.10. ..."

3. Improving Fish Stock Assessments by National Research Council (U. S.) (1998)
"Most of these species are large pelagic fish (eg, dolphinfish, minor tuna species, some billfish, some sharks) or reef-dwelling fish (eg, grouper, sea bass, ..."

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