Definition of wrymouth in English:

wrymouth

noun

  • An elongated marine fish with a long-based spiny dorsal fin and an oblique mouth that is almost vertical. It occurs in the NW Atlantic and the North Pacific.

    Family Cryptacanthodidae: several genera and species

    • ‘The wrymouths are slender, eel-like fishes, close relatives of the blennies but much larger.’
    • ‘The wrymouth was collected and returned to the Sea Life Center for display.’

Pronunciation

wrymouth

/ˈraɪmaʊθ/