Definition of orange roughy in English:

orange roughy

Syllabification: or·ange rough·y

Entry from US English dictionary


  • 1An edible roughy, much prized for its white flesh. Found in deep waters of temperate oceans worldwide, its reddish body turns orange after being exposed to air.
    • Hoplostethus atlanticus, family Trachichthyidae
  • 1.1The flesh of the orange roughy as food.

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