Meaning of hogfish


Pronunciation: (hôg'fish", hog'-), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. a large wrasse, Lachnolaimus maximus, of the western Atlantic Ocean, used for food.
  2. any of various other fishes having a fancied resemblance to a hog, as the pigfish and logperch.
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