Any of various marine fishes having an elongated spearlike or swordlike upper jaw, including the marlins, sailfishes, and spearfishes of the family Istiophoridae and the swordfish of the family Xiphiidae.
Any of various fishes with long, narrow jaws that resemble a beak, as many gars or swordfish; esp., any of a family (Istiophoridae) of percoid fishes, as the marlin.
Webster's New World
Any of various fishes having long, pointed jaws, such as the needlefishes.
Any of several fish, of the family Istiophoridae, that have an elongated jaw.
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