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needlefish

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noun nee·dle·fish \ˈnē-dəl-ˌfish\

Definition of needlefish

  1. 1 :  any of a family (Belonidae) of elongate carnivorous chiefly marine bony fishes that are silvery with blue or green backs and have long slender jaws and sharp teeth

  2. 2 :  pipefish



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1601

First Known Use of needlefish

1601


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