Definition of houndfish in English:


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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
    More 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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