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English noun: moonfish

1. moonfish (animal) any of several silvery marine fishes with very flat bodies

SynonymsAtlantic moonfish, dollarfish, horse-head, horsefish, horsehead, Selene setapinnis

Broader (hypernym)carangid, carangid fish

Narrower (hyponym)lookdown, lookdown fish, Selene vomer

2. moonfish (animal) large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean

SynonymsLampris regius, opah

Broader (hypernym)malacopterygian, soft-finned fish

Member meronymgenus Lampris, Lampris

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