noun, plural (especially collectively) monkfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) monkfishes.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
Also called (US) goosefish. any of various anglers of the genus Lophius
another name for the angel shark
[mohn-kmair, -kuh-mair] /ˈmoʊnˈkmɛər, -kəˈmɛər/ noun 1. a group of Austroasiatic languages that includes Mon, of Burma, and Khmer, the language of Cambodia. adjective 2. of or relating to the Mon-Khmer. noun 1. a family of languages spoken chiefly in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Assam; probably a member of the Austro-Asiatic phylum adjective 2. of or belonging […]
[muhngk-hoo d] /ˈmʌŋk hʊd/ noun 1. the condition or profession of a monk. 2. monks collectively. /ˈmʌŋkhʊd/ noun 1. the condition of being a monk 2. monks collectively
[muhng-kish] /ˈmʌŋ kɪʃ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a : a monkish manner. /ˈmʌŋkɪʃ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a monk or monks adj. “pertaining to a monk,” 1540s, from monk (n.) + -ish. Related: Monkishly; monkishness.
[muhngk] /mʌŋk/ noun 1. (in Christianity) a man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons, especially as a member of an order of cenobites living according to a particular rule and under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. 2. (in any religion) a man who is a member of a monastic order: a […]