nounpl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
- any manta: so called because its pectoral fins, located near the eyes, resemble horns
- any large cephalopod, esp. the octopus
nounpl. devilfish, or dev·il·fish·es
Any of various aquatic animals having hornlike appendages on the head or thought to have a sinister appearance, including the devil rays, the manta, and certain octopuses and squids.
(plural devilfishes or devilfish)