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halfbeak

noun half·beak \-ˌbēk\

Definition of HALFBEAK

:  any of various narrow-bodied fishes of warm waters that have an elongated lower jaw and are grouped with the flying fishes (family Exocoetidae) or placed in their own family (Hemiramphidae)

First Known Use of HALFBEAK

1880

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