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3 definitions found
 for horsefish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Horsefish \Horse"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
        (a) The moonfish ({Selene setipinnis).
        (b) The sauger.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Moonfish \Moon"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     (a) An American marine fish ({Vomer setipennis); -- called
         also bluntnosed shiner, horsefish, and sunfish.
     (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish ({Selene vomer); --
         called also lookdown, and silver moonfish.
     (c) The mola. See Sunfish, 1.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  horsefish
      n 1: any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies
           [syn: moonfish, Atlantic moonfish, horsefish,
           horsehead, horse-head, dollarfish, Selene
           setapinnis]

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