longnose gar

variants: or less commonly long-nosed gar

Definition of longnose gar

: a gar (Lepisosteus osseus) that has a snout more than twice as long as the rest of its head and is widely distributed in rivers and lakes of the eastern and north central sections of the U.S.

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“Longnose gar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longnose%20gar. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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