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swordfish

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noun sword·fish \ˈsȯrd-ˌfish\

Simple Definition of swordfish

  • : a very large fish that lives in the ocean, that has a long, pointed upper jaw which looks like a sword, and that is eaten as food

Full Definition of swordfish

  1. :  a very large scombroid fish (Xiphias gladius of the family Xiphiidae) that has a long swordlike beak formed by the bones of the upper jaw and is an important food and game fish


SWORDFISH Defined for Kids

swordfish

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noun sword·fish \ˈsȯrd-ˌfish\

Definition of swordfish

plural swordfish or sword·fish·es

  1. :  a large ocean fish that has a long pointed bill formed by the bones of the upper jaw and is often used for food





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