Synonyms of monkfish


1. monkfish, saltwater fish

usage: flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America

2. goosefish, angler, anglerfish, angler fish, monkfish, lotte, allmouth, Lophius Americanus, spiny-finned fish, acanthopterygian

usage: fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

3. angel shark, angelfish, Squatina squatina, monkfish, shark

usage: sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do

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