cutlass fish
cutlass fish cutlass fish, cutlassfish cutlassfish . 1. (Zo["o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus lepturus}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike teeth; -- called also {frostfish}, {saber fish}, {silver eel}, and, improperly, {swordfish}; also, several related members of the genus {Trichiurus}. It is closely related to snake mackerel.

Syn: frost fish, frostfish, hairtail. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • cutlass fish — noun : any fish of the family Trichiuridae; especially : a long thin fish (Trichiurus lepturus) often occurring on the coasts of the southern United States and the West Indies * * * cutlass fish noun The hair tail • • • Main Entry: ↑cutlass * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • cutlass fish — mažagalvė dygioji kalavija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lepturacanthus savala angl. cutlass fish; savalai hairtail; small headed hairtail; small headed ribbonfish rus. малоголовый лептуракант… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • cutlass fish —       any of several species of fishes in the family Trichiuridae (order Perciformes). All species are marine; representatives occur in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. Cutlass fishes have a distinctive appearance with a long, eel like… …   Universalium

  • Atlantic cutlass fish — paprastoji siūlauodegė kalavija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Trichiurus lepturus angl. Atlantic cutlass fish; bondfish; cutlass fish; largehead hairtail; ribbonfish; scabbard fish; snakefish rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • slender cutlass fish — mažaakė sidabrinė kalavija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Benthodesmus tenuis angl. ribbon scabbard fish; slender cutlass fish; slender frostfish; slender scabbard fish; small eyed frostfish rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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  • saber fish — cutlass fish cutlass fish, cutlassfish cutlassfish . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) a peculiar, long, thin, marine fish ({Trichiurus lepturus}) of the southern United States and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp daggerlike teeth; called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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