nounpl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any of a family (Anarhichadidae) of long, marine, carnivorous percoid fishes having large, protruding canine teeth
Origin of wolffishso named from its large teeth and probably from its aggressive behavior and voraciousness
Any of several northern marine fishes of the family Anarhichadidae, having a long tapering body and a large head with powerful teeth used to feed on mollusks.
(plural wolffishes or wolffish)
- Any fish of the family Anarhichadidae.