Pronunciation: (lī'un-fish"), [key]
—pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
1. a brightly striped scorpionfish of the genus Pterois, esp. P. volitans, of the Indo-Pacific region, having long, flamboyant, venomous spiny fins.
2. an Atlantic scorpionfish, Scorpaena grandicornis.
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