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Related / Similar Words: needlefish, gar, saury, Scomberesox saurus, garfish, garpike, Lepisosteus osseus

 

Definition:
  • elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters;
  • slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters;
  • giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw;
  • primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth;

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    Hyponyms: timucu, marlin, spearfish

     

    Member Meronyms: Belonidae, family Belonidae, Scomberesox, genus Scomberesox, Scombresox, genus Scombresox, Istiophoridae, family Istiophoridae, Lepisosteus, genus Lepisosteus

     

     
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