flamefishn. a bright red perchlike fish (Apogon maculatus) found in tropical Atlantic coastal waters.
Syn. -- Apogon maculatus.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
flame flowern. 1. a plant of the genus Kniphofia having long grasslike leaves and tall scapes of red or yellow drooping flowers.
Syn. -- kniphofia, tritoma.
2. plant of the Southwestern U. S. with fleshy roots and erect stems with narrow succulent leaves and one reddish-orange flower in each upper leaf axil. Its fleshy roots were once cooked by Indians.
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