nounpl. oarfish oarfish or oar·fish·es
Any of several marine fishes of the family Regalecidae, especially Regalecus glesne, having a slender silvery body up to 11 meters (36 feet) in length, a crimson dorsal fin along its entire length, and long thin pelvic fins.
Origin of oarfishPerhaps from the oarlike appearance of the pelvic fins.
(plural oarfishes or oarfish)
- A large, greatly elongated, type of fish of the family Regalecidae.
Variant of oarfish