Definition for SEA-WOLF

SEA-WOLF, n. [sea and wolf. See Wolf.]

A fish of the genus Anarrhicas, found in northern latitudes, about Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Scotland, England, &c. This fish is so named from its fierceness and ravenousness. It grows sometimes to the length of four and even seven feet, and feeds on crustaceous animals and shell fish. – Encyc.

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