Hogfish Definition

hôgfĭsh, hŏg-
hogfishes
noun
Any of several fishes whose head supposedly resembles that of a hog, as a pigfish.
Webster's New World
A bright-red, edible wrasse (Lachnolaimus maximus) found off the SE coast of the U.S.
Webster's New World
Any of various wrasses of the genus Bodianus.
American Heritage

Percina caprodes, an American freshwater fish, the log perch, rockfish, a kind of darter.

Wiktionary

A large, red, spiny-headed, European marine fish (Scorpaena scrofa).

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Lachnolaimus maximus
  • hog snapper
  • Orthopristis chrysopterus
  • pigfish
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Noun

Singular:
hogfish
Plural:
hogfishes

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