Billfish meaning

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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.
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Any of various fishes having long, pointed jaws, such as the needlefishes.
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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.
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Any of several fish, of the family Istiophoridae, that have an elongated jaw.
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