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ATLANTIC MOONFISH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Atlantic moonfish mean? 

ATLANTIC MOONFISH (noun)
  The noun ATLANTIC MOONFISH has 1 sense:

1. any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies

  Familiarity information: ATLANTIC MOONFISH used as a noun is very rare.


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ATLANTIC MOONFISH (noun)


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Meaning:

Any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Atlantic moonfish; horse-head; horsefish; horsehead; moonfish; Selene setapinnis; dollarfish

Hypernyms ("Atlantic moonfish" is a kind of...):

carangid; carangid fish (a percoid fish of the family Carangidae)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Atlantic moonfish"):

lookdown; lookdown fish; Selene vomer (similar to moonfish but with eyes high on the truncated forehead)


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