Definition of Dealfish

1. Noun. Deep-sea ribbonfish.

Exact synonyms: Trachipterus Arcticus
Generic synonyms: Ribbonfish
Group relationships: Genus Trachipterus, Trachipterus



Definition of Dealfish

1. n. A long, thin fish of the arctic seas (Trachypterus arcticus).

Definition of Dealfish

1. Noun. A deep-sea ribbonfish, ''Trachipterus arcticus'', from the north Atlantic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dealfish

1. a marine fish [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Dealfish

1. A long, thin fish of the arctic seas (Trachypterus arcticus). Origin: From deal a long, narrow plank. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dealfish

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dealerships
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dealfish (current term)
dealfishes
dealie
dealies
dealign
dealigned
dealigning
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dealigns
dealin'
dealings
dealio
dealkylate
dealkylated

Literary usage of Dealfish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... The dealfish is one of the most singular of all the sträng« creatures of the sea. It reaches a length of three or tour fact, Its body is thin as a knife ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... summoning the bishops of the province. This is the sole example of the kind. 2. Honorary Deans, as the D. of the Chapel Bx>yal of St James's. dealfish ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"... marine fishes inhabiting the shores of Great Britain and Ireland, our knowledge of the pelagic and deep- sea forms is extremely scanty. Of the dealfish ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"When a deal is sawed into twelve or more thin planks, they are called leaves. dealfish (deal, a board, plank; refers to the ..."

5. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"... evidently distinct from the second, as the type of a new genus,—if, as Dr. Fleming has suggested,* it was not a mutilated example of the dealfish of the ..."

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