pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
Origin of garfishMiddle English ; from gare, spear (; from Old English gar: see gore) + fish, fish
nounpl. garfish or gar·fish·es
- See needlefish.
- See gar1.
Origin of garfishMiddle English : gare, spear (from Old English gar) + fish, fish; see fish.
(plural garfishes or garfish)
- Any fish of the needlefish family Belonidae, with a long narrow body and needle-shaped jaws, especially the European species Belone belone.
- Any North or Central American fish of the family Lepisosteidae.