marlin

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White Marlin leaping

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A contraction of marlinspike, named so because of its pointed snout.

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marlin (plural marlin or marlins)

  1. 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.

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