Filefish

Definition of Filefish

File´fish`
n.1.(Zool.) Any plectognath fish of the genera Monacanthus, Alutera, balistes, and allied genera; - so called on account of the roughly granulated skin, which is sometimes used in place of sandpaper.

Related Words

Balistidae, family Balistidae, leatherfish, leatherjacket, plectognath, plectognath fish
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