Definition of lizardfish in English:

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lizardfish

Pronunciation: /ˈlizərdˌfiSH/

noun (plural same or lizardfishes)

A fish of lizardlike appearance with a broad bony head, pointed snout, and heavy shiny scales. It lives in warm shallow seas, where it often rests on the bottom propped up on its pelvic fins.
  • Family Synodontidae: several genera and species, including the widespread Trachinocephalus myops (also called snakefish).
Example sentences
  • This consists of killifishes, herrings, sardines, gobies, silversides, anchovies small mullets, and lizardfishes to name a few.
  • Fishy attractions include huge scorpionfish, lionfish, lots of lizardfish, triggerfish and surgeons and many different wrasse varieties.
  • This went much the same producing loads of yellowfin croaker, grunts, sea breams and weird looking lizardfish that were well named.

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Syllabification: liz·ard·fish

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