HyperDic: dolphinfish

English > 2 senses of the word dolphinfish:
NOUNfooddolphinfish, mahimahithe lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
animaldolphinfish, dolphin, mahimahilarge slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
English > dolphinfish: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningThe lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii).
Synonymmahimahi
Part ofdolphinfish, dolphin, mahimahilarge slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
RegionHawaii, Hawai'i, Aloha State, HI, Haw.A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
Broadersaltwater fishflesh of fish from the sea used as food
English > dolphinfish: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninglarge slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii).
Synonymsdolphin, mahimahi
Member ofCoryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidaelarge active pelagic percoid fish
Partsdolphinfish, mahimahiThe lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
RegionHawaii, Hawai'i, Aloha State, HI, Haw.A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
NarrowerCoryphaena equisetisA kind of dolphinfish
Coryphaena hippurusThe more common dolphinfish valued as food
Broaderpercoid fish, percoid, percoideanAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
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