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noun saw·fish \ˈsȯ-ˌfish\

Definition of sawfish

  1. :  any of a family (Pristidae) of large elongate rays that resemble sharks but have a long flattened snout with a row of serrate structures along each edge and that live in tropical and subtropical shallow seas and in or near the mouths of rivers



1635

First Known Use of sawfish

1635

Rhymes with sawfish

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