Definition of sea-moth in English:

sea-moth

noun

  • A small fish with bony plates covering the body and large pectoral fins which spread out horizontally like wings. It lives in the warmer waters of the Indo-Pacific.

    Family "Pegasidae": several genera and species, including the widely distributed "Eurypegasus draconis"

    • ‘What I failed to spot were pegasus sea-moths or any mimic octopuses, but they were there.’