angelfish definition

  • noun:
    • A brightly coloured fish of household Pomacanthidae of warm seas, having a laterally squeezed human anatomy.
    • A freshwater fish (Pterophyllum scalare), native to streams of tropical south usa and achieving a laterally squeezed, usually striped human anatomy. It is preferred in aquariums. Also called scalare.
    • A freshwater seafood, tropical cichlids associated with the genus Pterophyllum.
    • A marine fish of family Pomacanthidae, common on shallow tropical reefs.
    • a butterfly fish associated with genus Pomacanthus
    • deep-bodied disk-shaped food seafood of warmer western Atlantic seaside oceans
    • sharks with broad level figures and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do

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