Sheatfish meaning

shētfĭsh
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Any silurid catfish, esp. a very large species (Silurus glanis)
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Any of several large, freshwater catfish, of the genus Silurus, found in the Danube and other Eastern European rivers.
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A large freshwater catfish (Silurus glanis) of Eurasia, having a wide mouth and long barbels on the upper jaw.
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Origin of sheatfish

  • Alteration of obsolete sheathfish sheath (translation of German Scheide sheath, sheathfish) fish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary