Definition of Horsefish

1. Noun. Any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies.




Definition of Horsefish

1. n. The moonfish (Selene setipinnis).

Definition of Horsefish

1. Noun. The moonfish. ¹

2. Noun. The sauger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Horsefish

1. The moonfish (Selene setipinnis). The sauger. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horsefish

horseburgers
horsecar
horsecars
horsecloth
horsecloths
horsecock
horsecocks
horsecollar
horsecollars
horsed
horsedrawn
horsefeathers
horsefeet
horsefish (current term)
horsefishes
horseflesh
horsefleshes
horseflies
horsefly
horsefly weed
horsefoot
horsehair
horsehair lichen
horsehair wig
horsehairs
horsehead
horseheads
horseheal

Literary usage of Horsefish

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"Thomas found the shell of a dead horsefish, exactly like the ... I don't want to be eaten by a horsefish." But just then he came upon a still more surpris- ..."

2. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1882)
"... 32,34 "Horse-eyed Jack" Kt "horsefish" 30 Horse mackerel 32, 33, П6 Horton,Dr 356 George F 370 Major John 370 Hadson ..."

3. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"393 936 BLUNT-NOSED SHINER ; JOROBADO; horsefish ; LOOK DOWN ; OLD MAN OF THE SEA SILVER MOONFISH ; HORSEHEAD. in maxillary, ! " Head 3 ; long dorsal rays 2 ..."

4. An Angler's Reminiscences: A Record of Sport, Travel and Adventure. With an by Charles Hallock (1913)
"... horsefish, sea spiders and the like. A correct taste, however, long ago evolved and established four of the thirty- two families as the choicest for ..."

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