Pronunciation: (woolf'fish"), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. any large fish of the genus Anarhichas, as A. lupus of the northern Atlantic, allied to the blenny and noted for its ferocious appearance and habits.
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