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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


Synonymspipefish


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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