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billfish

billfish

noun bill·fish \ˈbil-ˌfish\

Definition of BILLFISH

:  a fish with long slender jaws; especially :  any of various bony fishes (families Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae) with an elongated tapering upper jaw including marlins, spearfishes, and sailfishes

First Known Use of BILLFISH

1782

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