Share this entry

Share this page

rat-tail

Syllabification: rat-tail
Pronunciation: /ˈratˌtāl/

Definition of rat-tail in English:

noun

1A fish with a long narrow tail, in particular.
1.1 another term for grenadier (sense 2).
1.2 another term for rabbitfish.

Definition of rat-tail in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: inˈɡrāSHēˌāt
verb
bring oneself into favor with someone through flattery…