WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sand•fish  (sandfish′),USA pronunciation n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish,  (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es. 
  1. Fisheither of two scaleless fishes of the family Trichodontidae, of the North Pacific, that live in sand or mud.
  2. FishAlso called  beaked salmon. a fish, Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus, inhabiting the sandy areas of the western Pacific and Indian oceans, having an angular snout with which it burrows into the sand.
  3. See  belted sandfish. 
  • sand + fish 1895–1900

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