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English → English (WordNet) Definition: dogfish dogfish n 1: primitive long-bodies carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America [syn: bowfin, grindle, Amia calva] 2: any of several small sharks [also: dogfishes (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: dogfish Houndfish \Hound"fish\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any small shark of the genus Galeus or Mustelus, of which there are several species, as the smooth houndfish (Galeus canis ), of Europe and America; -- called also houndshark, and dogfish. [1913 Webster] Note: The European nursehound, or small-spotted dogfish, is Scyllium canicula; the rough houndfish, or large-spotted dogfish, is Scyllium catulus. The name has also sometimes been applied to the bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix), and to the silver gar. [1913 Webster] Roussette \Rous*sette"\, n. [F.; -- so called in allusion to the color. See Russet.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A fruit bat, especially the large species (Pieropus vulgaris) inhabiting the islands of the Indian ocean. It measures about a yard across the expanded wings. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any small shark of the genus Scyllium; -- called also dogfish. See Dogfish. [1913 Webster] Amia \Am"i*a\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? a kind of tunny.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of fresh-water ganoid fishes, exclusively confined to North America; called bowfin in Lake Champlain, dogfish in Lake Erie, and mudfish in South Carolina, etc. See Bowfin. [1913 Webster] Bowfin \Bow"fin`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A voracious ganoid fish (Amia calva) found in the fresh waters of the United States; the mudfish; -- called also Johnny Grindle, and dogfish. [1913 Webster]


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