Definition of bowfin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbəʊfɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊfɪn//
(pl. bowfin, bowfins) Fish
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an American fish with a large head that can survive for a long time out of water See related entries: Fish Word Originlate 19th cent.: from bow2 + fin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bowfin