What does angelfish mean?

angelfish meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition angel-fish, 1660s, from angel + seafood (n.); so-called for its "wings."

angelfish meaning in General Dictionary

a butterfly seafood regarding the genus Pomacanthus

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  • deep-bodied disk-shaped food seafood of warmer western Atlantic seaside waters
  • sharks with broad level systems and winglike pectoral fins but that swim just how sharks do