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

  • n. See gar1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. gar; garfish

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a large, elongated ganoid fish of the genus Lepidosteus, of several species, inhabiting the lakes and rivers of temperate and tropical America.
  • n.
  • See under gar.
  • n. See under Gar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common garfish, Belone vulgaris.
  • n. A ganoid garfish; any fish of the family Lepidosteid├Ž; a gar. Also called bony pike. See cut under gar.

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

  • n. primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth

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