Definition of garfish in English:

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garfish

Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːfɪʃ/

noun (plural same or garfishes)

Any of a number of long, slender fish with elongated beak-like jaws containing sharply pointed teeth:
Example sentences
  • Moray eels, garfish and trumpetfish were roaming and snapping at a plethora of potential prey.
  • The garfish are extremely long fish, reaching around a metre in length, yet weighing only three pounds.
  • The tank features thousands of herring, mackerel, garfish, and horse mackerel, which are found off the coast of Denmark.

Origin

Middle English: apparently from Old English gār 'spear' + fish1.

Words that rhyme with garfish

starfish

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: gar|fish

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