WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sand•fish (sand′fish′),USA pronunciation n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
- Fisheither of two scaleless fishes of the family Trichodontidae, of the North Pacific, that live in sand or mud.
- 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.
- See belted sandfish.
- sand + fish 1895–1900
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