Definition of "bony fish" []

  • (noun) A fish having a bony rather than cartilaginous skeleton; a teleost.

Use "bony fish" in a sentence

  • "They caught eight gudgeon, small bony fish that were good only for soup, but Jenny caught a perch and Rossetti an enormous pike."
  • "Jenour-Redmond scrunched himself into a corner, his head tilted, his lips open as he gasped like the bony fish he so resembled."
  • "If we push our distant cousins the sharks to one side, we mammals belong to a natural group that includes all modern bony fish bony as opposed to cartilaginous sharks."

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