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1: similar to moonfish but with eyes high on the truncated forehead [syn: lookdown, lookdown fish, Selene vomer]
noun Date: circa 1882 a silvery carangid fish (Selene vomer) chiefly of the Atlantic having a laterally compressed deep body and steeply sloping facial profile
Lookdown Look"down`, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Moonfish (b) .
Moonfish Moon"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An American marine fish (Vomer setipennis); -- called also bluntnosed shiner, horsefish, and sunfish. (b) A broad, thin, silvery marine fish (Selene vomer); -- called also lookdown, and silver moonfish. (c) The mola. See Sunfish, 1.
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