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Meaning of ARCHER FISH

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Arch"er fish`\ (Zo["o]l.)
A small fish ({Toxotes jaculator}), of the East Indies; -- so
called from its ejecting drops of water from its mouth at its
prey. The name is also applied to {Ch[ae]todon rostratus}.

 

 

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