Toadfish meaning

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Any of various chiefly marine fishes of the family Batrachoididae, having a broad flattened head and a wide mouth with sharp teeth, and producing grunting sounds.
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Any of an order (Batrachoidiformes) of scaleless bony fishes with a broad head resembling a frog's, found in shallows off the Atlantic coast of North America.
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Any of the ray-finned fishes of family Batrachoididae, benthic ambush predators.
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Origin of toadfish

  • From toad + fish, by reference to their toadlike appearance.

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