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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cat·fish /-ˌfɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cat·fish n. Zool. A name given in the United States to various species of siluroid fishes; as, the yellow cat (Amiurus natalis); the bind cat (Gronias nigrilabrus); the mud cat (Pilodictic oilwaris), the stone cat (Noturus flavus); the sea cat (Arius felis), etc.  This name is also sometimes applied to the wolf fish. See Bullhrad.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States;
           often farmed [syn: mudcat]
      2: large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong
         teeth and no pelvic fins [syn: wolffish, wolf fish]
      3: any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of
         Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers
         around the mouth [syn: siluriform fish]
      [also: catfishes (pl)]