Histiophorus
Sailfish Sail"fish, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The banner fish, or spikefish ({Histiophorus}.) (b) The basking, or liver, shark. (c) The quillback. [1913 Webster]

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  • Banner — Ban ner (b[a^]n n[ e]r), n. [OE. banere, OF. baniere, F. banni[ e]re, bandi[ e]re, fr. LL. baneria, banderia, fr. bandum banner, fr. OHG. bant band, strip of cloth; cf. bindan to bind, Goth. bandwa, bandwo, a sign. See {Band}, n.] 1. A kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Banner fish — Banner Ban ner (b[a^]n n[ e]r), n. [OE. banere, OF. baniere, F. banni[ e]re, bandi[ e]re, fr. LL. baneria, banderia, fr. bandum banner, fr. OHG. bant band, strip of cloth; cf. bindan to bind, Goth. bandwa, bandwo, a sign. See {Band}, n.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sailfish — Sail fish, n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The banner fish, or spikefish ({Histiophorus}.) (b) The basking, or liver, shark. (c) The quillback. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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