bonefish [bōn′fish΄ ]
pl. bonefish or bonefishes (see FISH)
any of a family (Albulidae, order Elopiformes) of silvery marine fishes; esp., a game and food fish (Albula vulpes) of shallow tropical waters

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  • bonefish — /bohn fish /, n., pl. bonefishes, (esp. collectively) bonefish. a marine game fish, Albula vulpes, found in shallow tropical waters, having a skeleton composed of numerous small, fine bones. Also called ladyfish. [1725 35, Amer.; BONE1 + FISH] *… …   Universalium

  • bonefish — Ladyfish La dy*fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A large, handsome oceanic fish ({Albula vulpes}), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; called also {bonefish}, {grubber}, {French mullet}, and {macab[ e]}. (b) A labroid fish ({Harpe rufa}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bonefish — /ˈboʊnfɪʃ/ (say bohnfish) noun (plural bonefish or bonefishes) a marine fish, Albula vulpes, of shallow Australian waters. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …  

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  • bonefish — noun Date: 1884 1. a slender silvery small scaled fish (Albula vulpes) that is a notable sport and food fish of warm seas 2. ladyfish 2 • bonefishing noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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