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English noun: needlefish

1. needlefish (animal) elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters

Synonymsbillfish, gar

Broader (hypernym)teleost, teleost fish, teleostan

Narrower (hyponym)timucu

Member meronymBelonidae, family Belonidae

2. needlefish (animal) fish with long tubular snout and slim body covered with bony plates


Broader (hypernym)teleost, teleost fish, teleostan

Narrower (hyponym)Cosmocampus profundus, deepwater pipefish, dwarf pipefish, sea horse, seahorse, Syngnathus hildebrandi

Member meronymfamily Syngnathidae, Syngnathidae

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