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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Scomberesox saurus Scomberesox saurus n : slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters [syn: saury, billfish]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Scomberesox saurus Saury \Sau"ry\, n.; pl. Sauries. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo["o]l.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring. [1913 Webster] Skipper \Skip"per\, n. 1. One who, or that which, skips. [1913 Webster] 2. A young, thoughtless person. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) The saury (Scomberesox saurus). [1913 Webster] 4. The cheese maggot. See Cheese fly, under Cheese. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family Hesperiad[ae]; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight. [1913 Webster] Billfish \Bill"fish`\ (b[i^]l"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish (Tylosurus longirostris, or Belone longirostris ) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast (Scomberesox saurus). (c) The Tetrapturus albidus, a large oceanic species related to the swordfish; the spearfish. (d) The American fresh-water garpike (Lepidosteus osseus). [1913 Webster]


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