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squaretail Syllabification: square·tail
Pronunciation: /ˈskwertāl/

Definition of squaretail in English:


A fish of warm seas that has a slender cylindrical body and long tail, the base of which is square in cross section.
  • Family Tetragonuridae and genus Tetragonurus: several species
Example sentences
  • The Smalleye Squaretail is recognised by its distinctive jaws, scalation and body form.
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