Dev"il*fish` (?), n. Zool. (a)
A huge ray (Manta birostris ∨ Cephaloptera vampyrus) of the Gulf of Mexico and Southern Atlantic coasts. Several other related species take the same name. See Cephaloptera.
A large cephalopod, especially the very large species of Octopus and Architeuthis
. See Octopus
The gray whale of the Pacific coast
. See Gray whale
The goosefish or angler (Lophius), and other allied fishes. See Angler.
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