1. devilfish

noun. bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles.


  • octopus
  • octopod

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2. devilfish

noun. extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned.


  • manta ray
  • Mobulidae
  • Manta birostris
  • manta
  • Atlantic manta
  • Mobula hypostoma
  • devil ray
  • ray

3. devilfish

noun. medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern Pacific.


  • Eschrichtius gibbosus
  • baleen whale
  • Eschrichtius
  • genus Eschrichtius
  • whalebone whale
  • grey whale
  • Eschrichtius robustus

Sentences with devilfish

1. Noun, singular or mass
They do not lead solitary lifestyles in any sense of the word, and are generally found swimming in units of fellow devilfish.

2. Adjective
The grey whale earned the nickname "devilfish" during whaling times because it had a reputation for ramming vessels that attacked the whale itself or its calves.

3. Verb, base form
Among dangers to devilfish are polluted water and accidental trapping.