noun (plural same or monkfishes)
- 1A bottom-dwelling anglerfish of European waters.
More example sentences
- Lophius piscatorius, family Lophiidae
- There was a time when anglers went to Tralee Bay just to catch the true monkfish.
- Deep-water species such as the monkfish and the orange roughy are at risk, as it can take decades before a fish is old enough to breed.
- An albino monkfish was also landed and while this is rare in itself and even more unique feature of this fish is the fact that it had no eyes.
- 1.1Monkfish as food.More example sentences
- For a main course, pan-fried monkfish with wild mushrooms and crayfish butter sauce is paired with an Australian Pinot Noir.
- Daily specials include the likes of Dover sole, sea bass and monkfish and there's a healthy feel about the whole menu.
- In the nourishing-winter-stew category, my favorite dish was a mass of oxtail sandwiched among layers of ravioli skins, with two pieces of seared monkfish on top.
- 1.2 another term for goosefish, especially when referring to monkfish as food.
More definitions of monkfishDefinition of monkfish in:
- The British & World English dictionary