frogfish definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous bottom-dwelling fishes for the household Antennariidae of tropical and temperate seas, characteristically having a prickly or warty globose human anatomy and pectoral fins modified for grasping.
    • any one of a few benthic anglerfish, associated with household Antennariidae, having a frog-like mouth with a lure
    • See angler, n., 2.
    • An oceanic seafood of this genus Antennarius or Pterophrynoides; -- called in addition mousefish and toadfish.
    • An English title of the angler, Lophius piscatorius: same as fishingfrog. See angler.
    • A fish of the family Antennariid√¶.
    • seafood having a frog-like mouth with a lure in the snout

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