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- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)lɪn
A contraction of marlinspike, named so because of its pointed snout.
marlin (plural marlin or marlins)
- Any species of game fish belonging to either of the genera Tetrapturus or Makaira. Every such species has a pointed, spear-like projection of the upper jaw.