Definition of Frogfish

1. Noun. Fish having a frog-like mouth with a lure on the snout.




Definition of Frogfish

1. n. See Angler, n., 2.

Definition of Frogfish

1. Noun. Any of several benthic anglerfish, of the family ''Antennariidae'', having a frog-like mouth with a lure ¹

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Definition of Frogfish

1. a marine fish [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Frogfish

1. See Angler. An oceanic fish of the genus Antennarius or Pterophrynoides. Synonym: mousefish and toadfish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frogfish

frog in one's throat
frog kick
frog legs
frog march
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frog orchid
frog view
frogbit
frogbit family
frogbits
frogeye
frogeyed
frogeyes
frogfish (current term)
frogfishes
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frogging
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froghopper

Literary usage of Frogfish

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1. Best Dives of the Western Hemisphere by Joyce Huber (1999)
"Ahukini Landing features a nice wall dive on the west side with eagle rays and stingrays, turtles, leaf scorpion, frogfish, surgeonfish, octopi, ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Dominica & St Lucia by Lynne M. Sullivan (2004)
"There are dramatic sites directly offshore where seahorses, frogfish, electric rays, sea snakes, and reef squid live among huge stands of yellow-tube ..."

3. Animals With Backbones by Jo Ellen Moore (1998)
"A smaller fish comes close to get the bait and the frogfish eats the fish. Some animals even use tools to get their dinner. Color the tools the animals are ..."

4. Puerto Rico by Kurt Pitzer, Tara Stevens (2001)
"Focus on small amounts of underwater territory and you may see strange creatures emerge from their camouflage, such as the long-lure frogfish, ..."

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