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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Xiphias gladius Xiphias gladius n : large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night [syn: swordfish]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Xiphias gladius Swordfish \Sword"fish`\, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A very large oceanic fish (Xiphias gladius), the only representative of the family Xiphiid[ae]. It is highly valued as a food fish. The bones of the upper jaw are consolidated, and form a long, rigid, swordlike beak; the dorsal fin is high and without distinct spines; the ventral fins are absent. The adult is destitute of teeth. It becomes sixteen feet or more long. (b) The gar pike. (c) The cutlass fish. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A southern constellation. See Dorado, 1. [1913 Webster] Swordfish sucker (Zo["o]l.), a remora (Remora brachyptera ) which attaches itself to the swordfish. [1913 Webster]


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