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Definition of Frostfish

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Scabbard Scab"bard, n. [OE. scaubert, scauberk, OF. escaubers, escauberz, pl., scabbards, probably of German or Scan. origin; cf. Icel. sk[=a]lpr scabbard, and G. bergen to conceal. Cf. Hauberk.] The case in which the blade of a sword, dagger, etc., is kept; a sheath. Nor in thy scabbard sheathe that famous blade. --Fairfax. Scabbard fish (Zo["o]l.), a long, compressed, silver-colored t[ae]nioid fish (Lepidopus caudatus, or argyreus), found on the European coasts, and more abundantly about New Zealand, where it is called frostfish and considered an excellent food fish.
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Tomcod Tom"cod`, n. [Tom (see Tomboy) + cod: cf. F. tacaud whiting pout, American Indian tacaud, literally, plenty fish.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small edible American fish (Microgadus tomcod) of the Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on the Atlantic coast of the Northen United States; -- called also frostfish. See Illust. under Frostfish. (b) The kingfish. See Kingfish (a) . (c) The jack. See 2d Jack, 8. (c) .
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Frostfish Frost`fish", n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The tomcod; -- so called because it is abundant on the New England coast in autumn at about the commencement of frost. See Tomcod. (b) The smelt. [Local, U. S.] (c) A name applied in New Zealand to the scabbard fish (Lepidotus) valued as a food fish.

Meaning of Frostfish from wikipedia

- (Elongate frostfish) Benthodesmus macrophthalmus, Parin & Becker, 1970 (Bigeye frostfish) Benthodesmus neglectus, Parin, 1976 (Neglected frostfish) Benthodesmus...
- cutl****fish) Lepidopus caudatus (silver scabbardfish, frostfish, ribbonfish, scabbardfish, southern frostfish) This disambiguation page lists articles ****ociated...
- The North Pacific frostfish, Benthodesmus pacificus, is a cutl****fish of the family Trichiuridae found in the north Pacific Ocean between latitudes 50°...
- The silver scabbardfish (Lepidopus caudatus), also known as the frostfish or beltfish is a benthopelagic cutl****fish of the family Trichiuridae found...
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- which are known as frostfish. These are not to be confused with Microgadus tomcod and Lepidopus caudatus also known as frostfish. The World Register...
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- Microgadus tomcod, also commonly known as frostfish, Atlantic tomcod or winter cod, is a type of cod found in North American coastal waters from the Gulf...
- ancestor of the ****le. Te Uru-kahikahika, source of eels, lampreys and frostfish. Wharerimu, ancestor of seaweed. Hine-tapiritia, ancestor of certain molluscs...
- SS HC Pacific barracuda Sphyraena argentea, JF SJ NS SS North Pacific frostfish Benthodesmus pacificus, JF NS Pacific bonito Sarda chiliensis, JF SG NS...