Definition of Billfishes

1. billfish [n] - See also: billfish



Lexicographical Neighbors of Billfishes

billet-doux
billet barge
billet doux
billet reading
billeted
billeter
billeters
billethead
billetheads
billeting
billets
billets-doux
billetted
billetting
billfish
billfishes (current term)
billfold
billfolds
billhead
billheads
billholder
billholders
billhook
billhooks
billiard
billiard ball
billiard hall
billiard marker
billiard parlor
billiard parlour

Literary usage of Billfishes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... lobster, shrimp, tunas and billfishes. Research on endangered Hawaiian monk seals and threatened green sea turtles also is conducted to promote recovery ..."

2. Waste-land Wanderings. by Charles Conrad Abbott (1887)
"The billfishes have one habit, quite frequently indulged in, which I am not aware is common to any other species occurring in our waters—that of turning ..."

3. Trade and Environment: Processes and Production Methods by OECD Staff (1994)
"The third North Pacific driftnet fishery was conducted by Japan and Taiwan targeting various tuna species and billfishes with large-mesh driftnets ..."

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