nounpl. (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 gar 1.
Origin of garfishMiddle English gare spear ( from Old English gār ) 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.