Definition of sheatfish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːtfɪʃ/

noun (plural same or sheatfishes)

Another term for wels.
Example sentences
  • That is why on channels and streams, one usually fishes for sheatfish, carp, perch, bream, crucian, etc.
  • The largest predatory fish of the region, the sheatfish, is not common in the water bodies of Zarasai; only about 10 water bodies of the region, including Vencavai, contain this kind of fish.
  • The large sheatfish is also being reintroduced and the watery environment is being restored.


Late 16th century: from an alteration of sheath + fish1.

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