AskDefine | Define blackfish

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1 large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America [syn: tautog, Tautoga onitis]
2 female salmon that has recently spawned
3 small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school [syn: pilot whale, black whale, common blackfish, Globicephala melaena] [also: blackfishes (pl)]

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  1. Any of several species of fish of medium gray to black color

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