Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural same or prowfishes)
Any of a number of marine fishes that typically have dark spots and a dorsal fin extending the length of the body:
- ● a scaleless Australian fish that has a deep head and tapers towards the tail (family Pataecidae: several genera). ● a fish of the North Pacific (Zaprora silenus, the only member of the family Zaproridae).
Definition of prowfish in:
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