Simple Definition of flying fish
: a type of fish that has long fins which look like wings and that is able to jump out of the water and glide through the air
Full Definition of flying fish
: any of numerous bony fishes (family Exocoetidae) chiefly of tropical and warm seas that are capable of long gliding flights out of water by spreading their large pectoral fins like wings
First Known Use of flying fish
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FLYING FISH Defined for Kids
Definition of flying fish for Students
: a fish with large fins that let it jump from the water and move for a distance through the air
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