Hogfish



[hawg-fish, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌfɪʃ, ˈhɒg-/

noun, plural (especially collectively) hogfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) hogfishes.
1.
a large wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, of the western Atlantic Ocean, used for food.
2.
any of various other fishes having a fancied resemblance to a hog, as the pigfish and logperch.
/ˈhɒɡˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
a wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, that occurs in the Atlantic off the SE coast of North America. The head of the male resembles a pig’s snout
2.
another name for pigfish (sense 1)

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