Definition of Spearfish

1. Noun. Any of several large vigorous pelagic fishes resembling sailfishes but with first dorsal fin much reduced; worldwide but rare.

Generic synonyms: Billfish
Group relationships: Genus Tetrapturus, Tetrapturus



Definition of Spearfish

1. n. A large and powerful fish (Tetrapturus albidus) related to the swordfish, but having scales and ventral fins. It is found on the American coast and the Mediterranean.

Definition of Spearfish

1. Noun. A fish that has an elongated, spear like, snout. e.g. the Shortbill Spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris). ¹

2. Verb. The act of trying to catch a fish using a spear or spear gun. To do spearfishing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spearfish

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Medical Definition of Spearfish

1. A large and powerful fish (Tetrapturus albidus) related to the swordfish, but having scales and ventral fins. It is found on the American coast and the Mediterranean. The carp sucker. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spearfish

spear biscuits
spear carrier
spear gun
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spear tackles
spear thistle
spear thistles
spear thrower
spear up
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spearchuckers
speared
spearer
spearers
spearfish (current term)
spearfished
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speargun
spearguns
spearhead
spearhead-shaped
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spearheader
spearheaders

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