What does boarfish mean?

boarfish meaning in General Dictionary

A Mediterranean seafood Capros aper associated with family members Caproidaelig so called from the resemblance of prolonged mouth to a hogs snout

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  • seafood with huge eyes and long snouts
  • seafood with a projecting snout
  • A Mediterranean fish (Capros aper), of the family Caproidae; -- so named through the resemblance regarding the extended mouth to a hog's snout.
  • An Australian percoid seafood (Histiopterus recurvirostris), valued as a meals fish.

boarfish meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A Mediterranean fish (Capros aper), of family members Caproidae; -- so-called from the resemblance regarding the prolonged lips to a hog's snout.

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  • (letter.) An Australian percoid seafood (Histiopterus recurvirostris), respected as a food fish.