Definition of bonefish in English:


Line breaks: bone|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊnfɪʃ

noun (plural same or bonefishes)

  • A silvery game fish of warm coastal waters. Also called ladyfish.
    • Family Albulidae and genus Albula: several species, in particular A. vulpes
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    • For the next hour or so we moved slowly along the mangroves seeing the odd bonefish, barracuda and shark.
    • The bonefish are right over there, a silvery school materializing out of the greener water to graze the shrimpy mud of the flat.
    • The tide had dropped off the flats and with it, the bonefish had moved into deeper water, invisible to the naked eye.

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