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

 

bowfin

 noun
noun
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 Origin late 19th cent.: from bow2 + fin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bowfin