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monk·fish / ˈməngkˌfish/ • n. (pl. same or -fishes) a bottom-dwelling anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius, family Lophiidae) of European waters. ∎ another term for goosefish, esp. when referring to the fish as food.

Lophius americanus

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Lophius americanus (goosefish) See LOPHIIDAE.


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monkfish A white fish, Lophius piscatorius.


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monkfish See SQUATINIDAE.