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Synonyms of billfish

Noun


1. gar, garfish, garpike, billfish, Lepisosteus osseus, ganoid, ganoid fish

usage: primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth

2. billfish, scombroid, scombroid fish

usage: giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw

3. saury, billfish, Scomberesox saurus, teleost fish, teleost, teleostan

usage: slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters

4. needlefish, gar, billfish, teleost fish, teleost, teleostan

usage: elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters

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