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  Definition of Billfish
  1. elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters
  2. slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
  3. giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw
  4. primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth
Similar Words: needlefish, gar, saury, Scomberesox saurus, garfish, garpike, Lepisosteus osseus

 

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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