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English Dictionary: redfish by the DICT Development Group
3 results for redfish
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
redfish
n
  1. North Atlantic rockfish [syn: redfish, rosefish, {ocean perch}]
  2. large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico
    Synonym(s): red drum, channel bass, redfish, Sciaenops ocellatus
  3. male salmon that has recently spawned
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nerka \Ner"ka\, n. [Russ. niarka, prob. fr. native name.]
      (Zo[94]l.)
      The most important salmon of Alaska ({Oncorhinchus nerka}),
      ascending in spring most rivers and lakes from Alaska to
      Oregon, Washington, and Idaho; -- called also {red salmon},
      {redfish}, {blueback}, and {sawqui}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Redfish \Red"fish`\ (r[ecr]d"f[icr]sh`), n. (Zo[94]l.)
      (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also
            {nerka}. See {Blueback}
      (b) .
      (b) The rosefish.
      (c) A large California labroid food fish ({Trochocopus
            pulcher}); -- called also {fathead}.
      (d) The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under
            {Drumfish}.
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