Synonyms
Etymology

1. flathead

noun. ['ˈflætˌhɛd'] pallid bottom-dwelling flat-headed fish with large eyes and a duck-like snout.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • percoid fish
  • family Percophidae
  • Percophidae

Etymology

  • -head (English)
  • -hede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flat (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Flathead Catfish

  • flatfish

Example sentences of the word flathead-catfish


1. Noun Phrase
Also calling the lake home are black crappie and channel, blue and flathead catfish.

2. flathead

noun. ['ˈflætˌhɛd'] food fish of the Indonesian region of the Pacific; resembles gurnards.

Synonyms

  • Platycephalidae
  • family Platycephalidae
  • scorpaenoid fish

Etymology

  • -head (English)
  • -hede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flat (English)

3. catfish

noun. ['ˈkætˌfɪʃ'] flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed.

Synonyms

  • freshwater fish

Etymology

  • cat (English)
  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. catfish

noun. ['ˈkætˌfɪʃ'] any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth.

Synonyms

  • shovelnose catfish
  • channel catfish
  • bullhead catfish
  • channel cat
  • order Siluriformes
  • Pylodictus olivaris
  • goujon
  • silurid fish
  • flathead catfish
  • silurid
  • bullhead
  • soft-finned fish
  • mudcat
  • Siluriformes
  • armored catfish
  • malacopterygian
  • sea catfish
  • siluriform fish
  • spoonbill catfish

Etymology

  • cat (English)
  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. catfish

noun. ['ˈkætˌfɪʃ'] large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins.

Synonyms

  • wolf fish
  • blennioid fish
  • Anarhichas
  • blennioid
  • wolffish

Etymology

  • cat (English)
  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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