1. hagfish

noun. ['ˈhægfɪʃ'] eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies.


  • family Myxinidae
  • agnathan
  • jawless fish
  • jawless vertebrate
  • Myxine glutinosa
  • slime eels
  • hag
  • Myxinidae
  • eptatretus

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Rhymes with Hagfish

  • blowfish
  • crayfish
  • raffish
  • selfish
  • tunafish

Sentences with hagfish

1. Noun, singular or mass
The ancestors of the hagfish were apparently pushed very deep into the ocean's dark waters.

2. Adjective
There are two primary types in the Agnatha class, which are hagfish and lampreys.