nounWord forms: plural ˈlizardˌfish or ˈlizardˌfishes
any of a family (Synodontidae) of small, brightly colored
, marine bony fishes
(order Myctophiformes) with a slender
body, lizardlike head, and large mouth
: often written lizard fish
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