1. A smith who works in iron with a forge, and makes iron utensils, horseshoes, etc. The blacksmith may forge what he pleases. (Howell)
2. (Science: zoology) a fish of the Pacific coast (Chromis, or Heliastes, punctipinnis), of a blackish colour.
Origin: black (in allusion to the colour of the metal) – smith. Cf. Whitesmith.