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Meaning of HOGFISH

Pronunciation:  'hog`fish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  found from Long Island southward
  2. [n]  large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout
 

HOGFISH is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hog snapper, Lachnolaimus maximus, Orthopristis chrysopterus, pigfish
 
 See Also: genus Orthopristis, grunt, Orthopristis, wrasse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hog"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A large West Indian and Florida food fish
    ({Lachnol[ae]mus}).
(b) The pigfish or sailor's choice.
(c) An American fresh-water fish; the log perch.
(d) A large, red, spiny-headed, European marine fish
    ({Scorp[ae]na scrofa}).

 

 

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