Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Atlantic ribbonfish (Trachipterus arcticus) having a compressed, tapering, silvery body that can attain a length of 2.6 meters (8 1/2 feet).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A deep-sea ribbonfish, Trachipterus arcticus, from the north Atlantic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A long, thin fish of the arctic seas (Trachypterus arcticus).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An English name of the Trachypterus arcticus, a fish of the family Trachypterid├Ž, from the resemblance of its dead body to a deal. It is found occasionally on the coasts of Orkney and Shetland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. deep-sea ribbonfish

Etymologies

From deal2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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