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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