Frostfish definition

frôstfizh
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Any of various fishes that appear in the early fall.
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The tomcod (so called because it is abundant on the New England coast in autumn at about the commencement of frost).
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(US, dialect) The smelt.
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(New Zealand) The scabbardfish.
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Noun

Singular:
frostfish
Plural:
frostfishes

Origin of frostfish