Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of a number of species of marine fishes of the family Trichiuridae. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. They are also called bladefish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any species of marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus; esp., Trichiurus lepturus of Europe and America. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also bladefish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any fish of the family Trichiurid√¶, as Trichiurus lepturus, remarkable for the attenuation of its tail as well as for its silvery body, whence it is also called silvery hairtail. The species inhabit tropical and subtropical seas; that above named is most common in the Atlantic.

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

  • n. long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel

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Examples

  • Trademark dishes include broiled sea bream, rice porridge with abalone, and hairtail fish soup.

    Sun And Seafood On Jeju Island

  • Larger sized and commercially important species such as yellow croaker and hairtail were replaced by smaller-bodied and low value forage fish, such as anchovy (see Tang, 1989).

    Yellow Sea large marine ecosystem

  • But at the end of the day, he chooses Heerak (02-755-3449), a small but always packed restaurant in Namdaemun Market in central Seoul that serves seasoned hairtail, or galchi, for

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  • The alley where Heerak is located has some 10 restaurants specializing in seasoned hairtail.

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  • Often after work, he takes pleasure in heading straight to Namdaemun Market for hairtail with soy sauce, chili paste and crushed garlic.

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