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Meaning of KINGFISH

Pronunciation:  'king`fish

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  large game fish of Australia and New Zealand
  2. [n]  any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast
  3. [n]  small silvery marine food fish found off California
  4. [n]  large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
  5. [n]  the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States

KINGFISH is a 8 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: cero, chenfish, Genyonemus lineatus, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis, Seriola grandis, white croaker
 See Also: cero, croaker, genus Genyonemus, genus Menticirrhus, genus Scomberomorus, Genyonemus, jack, kingfish, kingfish, Menticirrhus, pintado, saltwater fish, Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus regalis, Spanish mackerel, whiting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\King"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus},
    especially {M. saxatilis}, or {M. nebulosos}, of the
    Atlantic coast; -- called also {whiting}, {surf whiting},
    and {barb}.
(b) The opah.
(c) The common cero; also, the spotted cero. See {Cero}.
(d) The queenfish.