spearfish

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Etymology[edit]

spear +‎ fish

Noun[edit]

spearfish (plural spearfishes or spearfish)

  1. Any of the marlins in the genus Tetrapturus, a type of fish with the upper jaw elongated into a spearlike bill.
  2. A striped marlin (Kajikia audax)
  3. A quillback (Carpioides cyprinus

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Verb[edit]

spearfish (third-person singular simple present spearfishes, present participle spearfishing, simple past and past participle spearfished)

  1. To try to catch a fish using a spear or spear gun.
  2. To fish for spearfish by any method.

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