from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A widely distributed marine fish (Regalecus glesne) having a slender silvery body up to 11 meters (36 feet) in length, a bright red dorsal fin along its entire length, and an undulating motion in swimming resembling that of a snake.
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- n. A large, greatly elongated, type of fish of the family Regalecidae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The ribbon fish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trachypteroid or tæniosomous fish, Regalecus glesne, of the family Regalecidæ, a kind of ribbon-fish. It attains a length of from 12 to more than 20 feet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin
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