Definition of guitarfish in English:
noun (plural same or guitarfishes)
A fish of shallow warm seas, related to the rays and having a guitar-like body shape.
- Several species in the family Rhinobatidae, including Rhinobatus rhinobatus, common in European waters, and the Chinese guitarfish (Platyrhina sinensis, family Platyrhinidae)
- The guitarfish has a thick fleshy tail that resembles a shark's tail more than it does a ray's.
- Mauritania's famous Nouadhibou beach-camp is not the same as it once was, but French anglers in particular still go there to chase after the denizens of its surf - with large rays and guitarfish still the main attraction.
- The fish made long runs, then sulked, ran again, but five minutes later I saw a swirl of white water in the edge of the surf and went in to grab a beautiful guitarfish of around 10 lb.
Definition of guitarfish in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan