from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of fishes, typical of the family Brotulidæ, now restricted to B. barbata, a species found in the Caribbean sea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any fish of the family Brotulidae.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A family of ophidiiform fishes, of the taxonomic family Bythitidae, who bear live young.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun deep-sea fishes


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  • "Bearded brotula," while pleasantly mild with a flaky white flesh, has a name that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue.

    The New School


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