balahoo
Halfbeak Half"beak` (h[aum]f"b[=e]k), n. (Zo["o]l.) Any slender, marine fish of the genus {Hemirhamphus}, or of the family {Hemiramphidae}, having an elongated protruding lower jaw; -- called also {balahoo}. [1913 Webster]

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