Definition of broadbill

1 : any of several ducks with rather wide flat bills: such as
2 : any of certain Old World birds (suborder Eurylaimidae) with a wide short bill, often bright plumage, and sluggish habits
3 : any of several flycatchers (genus Myiagra) of the southwest Pacific
4 or broadbill swordfish : swordfish sense 1a

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“Broadbill.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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