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gar·fish / ˈgärˌfish/ • n. (pl. same or -fishes) any of a number of long, slender fish with elongated beaklike jaws containing sharply pointed teeth, in particular: ∎  a North American freshwater fish (genus Lepisosteus, family Lepisosteidae). ∎  a common European marine fish (Belone belone, family Belonidae). Also called needlefish.

garfish

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garfish fish having a spear-like snout. XV. app. f. OE. gār spear (see GOAD) + FISH1.

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garfish See BELONIDAE.