Definition of Pinfish

1. Noun. Similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States.

Exact synonyms: Lagodon Rhomboides, Sailor's-choice, Squirrelfish
Generic synonyms: Sparid, Sparid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Lagodon, Lagodon



Definition of Pinfish

1. n. The sailor's choice (Diplodus, or Lagodon, rhomboides).

Definition of Pinfish

1. a small marine fish [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Pinfish

1. The sailor's choice (Diplodus, or Lagodon, rhomboides). The salt-water bream (Diplodus Holbrooki). Both are excellent food fishes, common on the coast of the United States south of Cape Hatteras. The name is also applied to other allied species. Origin: So called from their sharp dorsal spines. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Pinfish

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1. Adventure Guide to the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park by Bruce Morris (2004)
"BAIT FOR BRIDGE FISHING pinfish, mullet and live and dead shrimp ar baits for fishing from the shore or bridges. I one pole set up for fishing with shrimp ..."

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