Definition of Spearfish in English :

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Spearfish meaning in English

Meaning of Spearfish in English

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Spearfish pronunciation in English

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1. spearfish

any of several large vigorous pelagic fishes resembling sailfishes but with first dorsal fin much reduced; worldwide but rare

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noun plural -fish or -fishes
another name for marlin

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nounWord forms: plural ˈspearˌfish or ˈspearˌfishes
any billfish; esp., any of a genus (Tetrapturus, family Istiophoridae) of large, percoid, food and game fishes of the open seas
verb intransitive
to fish with a spear or spear-thrusting device (spear gun)

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n. pl. spearfish or spear·fish·es
Any of several large marine game fishes of the genus Tetrapturus that have the upper jaw elongated into a spearlike projection and are somewhat smaller than the related marlins.
intr.v. spear·fished, spear·fish·ing, spear·fish·es
To fish with a spear, spearlike implement, or spear gun.

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