Definition of catfish in English:

catfish

Syllabification: cat·fish
Pronunciation: /ˈkatˌfiSH
 
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noun (plural same or catfishes)

1A freshwater or marine fish with whiskerlike barbels around the mouth, typically bottom-dwelling.
  • Order Siluriformes: many families, including the Eurasian family Siluridae and the large North American family Ictaluridae
More example sentences
  • The presence of year-round rivers also provides Iraq with freshwater fish such as catfish and members of the genus Barbus.
  • Other fishes, such as catfishes and burbots, probably eat the young shovelnose sturgeons.
  • Especially well adapted to low or nonexistent light levels are several new species of electric fishes and catfishes.
2 another term for wolffish.

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