Definition of bonefish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbōnˌfiSH/

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: bone·fish

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