rosefish [rohz-fish] Word Origin noun, plural (especially collectively) rose·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) rose·fish·es.

  1. redfish(def 1).
  2. blackbelly rosefish.

Origin of rosefish An Americanism dating back to 1715–25; rose1 + fish British Dictionary definitions for rosefish rosefish noun plural -fish or -fishes

  1. a red scorpaenid food fish, Sebastes marinus, of North Atlantic coastal waters
  2. any of various other red fishes

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