Definition of green fish in US English:

green fish

noun

  • 1Fresh, unsalted fish; specifically cod (Gadus morrhua) before it has been salted or cured.

  • 2US. Any of several marine fishes found in American waters: (a) the bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix (family Pomatomidae), found in most warm seas; (b) (more fully Alaska greenfish) the masked greenling, Hexagrammos octogrammus, which has green flesh; (c) the opaleye, Girella nigricans.

Origin

Late Middle English. From green + fish.

Pronunciation

green fish

/ˌɡriːn ˈfɪʃ/