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Garfish Gar"fish`, n. [See {Gar}, n.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris}); -- called also {gar}, {gerrick}, {greenback}, {greenbone}, {gorebill}, {hornfish}, {longnose}, {mackerel guide}, {sea needle}, and {sea pike}. (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus {Tylosurus}, of which one species ({T. marinus}) is common on the Atlantic coast. {T. Caribb[ae]us}, a very large species, and {T. crassus}, are more southern; -- called also {needlefish}. Many of the common names of the European garfish are also applied to the American species. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hornfish — Horn fish , n. [AS. hornfisc.] (Zo[ o]l.) The garfish or sea needle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hornfish — Sauger Sau ger, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American fresh water food fish ({Stizostedion Canadense}); called also {gray pike}, {blue pike}, {hornfish}, {land pike}, {sand pike}, {pickering}, and {pickerel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hornfish — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a fish of the family Triacanthidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • garpike hornfish — paprastoji vėjažuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Belone belone angl. flat needlefish; garfish; garpike hornfish; greenbone rus. европейский сарган; обыкновенный сарган ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Belone vulgaris — Garfish Gar fish , n. [See {Gar}, n.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris}); called also {gar}, {gerrick}, {greenback}, {greenbone}, {gorebill}, {hornfish}, {longnose}, {mackerel guide}, {sea needle}, and {sea pike}. (b) One… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue pike — Sauger Sau ger, n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American fresh water food fish ({Stizostedion Canadense}); called also {gray pike}, {blue pike}, {hornfish}, {land pike}, {sand pike}, {pickering}, and {pickerel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gar — Garfish Gar fish , n. [See {Gar}, n.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris}); called also {gar}, {gerrick}, {greenback}, {greenbone}, {gorebill}, {hornfish}, {longnose}, {mackerel guide}, {sea needle}, and {sea pike}. (b) One… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Garfish — Gar fish , n. [See {Gar}, n.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris}); called also {gar}, {gerrick}, {greenback}, {greenbone}, {gorebill}, {hornfish}, {longnose}, {mackerel guide}, {sea needle}, and {sea pike}. (b) One of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gerrick — Garfish Gar fish , n. [See {Gar}, n.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris}); called also {gar}, {gerrick}, {greenback}, {greenbone}, {gorebill}, {hornfish}, {longnose}, {mackerel guide}, {sea needle}, and {sea pike}. (b) One… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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