pipefish definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous slim elongated fishes of the family members Syngnathidae, staying in temperate and warm seas and characterized by a tubelike snout and an external covering of bony dishes.
    • a tiny seafood from seahorse family members
    • Any lophobranch fish of the genus Siphostoma, or Syngnathus, and allied genera, having a long and extremely slender angular body, covered with bony dishes. The mouth is tiny, at the end of a lengthy, tubular snout. A man features a pouch on their stomach, when the incubation for the eggs takes place.
    • the a few lopho-branehiate fishes that have a long tubular snout like a pipe, as any person in the Syngnathidæ or Hippo-campidæ.
    • fish with long tubular snout and slim human anatomy covered with bony dishes

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