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Noun: dogfish  'dóg,fish
  1. Primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
    - bowfin, grindle, Amia calva
  2. Any of several small sharks

Derived forms: dogfishes

Type of: ganoid, ganoid fish, shark

Part of: Amia, genus Amia

Encyclopedia: Dogfish