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  Words related to catfish

Related / Similar Words: siluriform fish, wolffish, wolf fish, mudcat

 

Definition:
  • any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth;
  • large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins;
  • flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed;

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    Hyponyms: silurid, silurid fish, bullhead, channel catfish, channel cat, Ictalurus punctatus, flathead catfish, mudcat, goujon, shovelnose catfish, spoonbill catfish, Pylodictus olivaris, armored catfish, sea catfish

     

    Member Meronyms: Siluriformes, order Siluriformes, Anarhichas, genus Anarhichas

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: som   Bulgarian: сом  
    Croatian: som   Dutch: meerval  
    Finnish: monni   French: poisson-chat  
    German: Wels   Greek: γατόψαρο  
    Hungarian: harcsa   Italian: pesce gatto  
    Japanese:   Korean: 메기  
    Polish: sum   Portuguese: peixe-gato  
    Russian: сом   Spanish: bagre  
     
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