Definition of houndfish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊndfɪʃ/

noun (plural same or houndfishes)

A large garfish of warm inshore waters, which leaps from the water and skitters over the surface when disturbed.
  • Genus Tylosaurus, family Belonidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • Stephanie was standing in chest-deep water when a houndfish flew out of the water and stabbed her in the neck with its spearlike nose.
  • It was very slow. we only managed to land one houndfish and a bonito.
  • A houndfish is a silver, saltwater, large needlefish with a green back, and whose jaws are equal in length.

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