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Meaning of spearfish

spear•fish

Pronunciation: (spēr'fish"), [key]
— n., pl. v. -fish, -fish•es,
—n.
  1. any of several fishes of the genus Tetrapturus, resembling the sailfish but having the first dorsal fin much less developed: inhabiting all seas, but rare.
  2. any of several related fishes.
—v.i.
  1. to fish underwater using a spearlike implement used manually or propelled mechanically.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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