Pronunciation: (kou'fish"), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. any of several marine fishes having hornlike projections over the eyes, esp. a trunkfish, Lactophrys guadricornus, found in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
2. a sirenian, as the manatee.
3. any of various small cetaceans, as a porpoise or dolphin or the grampus, Grampus griseus.
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