scabbardfish

scabbardfish [skab′ərdfish΄]
n.
pl. scabbardfish or scabbardfishes (see FISH)
any of several ocean fishes with an elongated, compressed, silvery body, as a cutlassfish: often written scabbard fish

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scabbard fish n.
Any of various marine fishes with a long narrow silvery body, especially a cutlass fish (Trichiurus lepturus) of the western Atlantic.

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Universalium. 2010.

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