Garfish meaning

gärfĭsh
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Any fish of the needlefish family Belonidae, with a long narrow body and needle-shaped jaws, especially the European species Belone belone.
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Any North or Central American fish of the family Lepisosteidae.
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Origin of garfish

  • Middle English gare spear (from Old English gār) fish fish fish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English gar (“spear”) + fish.

    From Wiktionary