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  1. gar, garfish, garpike, billfish, Lepisosteus osseus(noun)

    primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth

  2. needlefish, gar, billfish(noun)

    elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters

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  1. Gar

    any slender marine fish of the genera Belone and Tylosurus. See Garfish

  2. Gar

    the gar pike. See Alligator gar (under Alligator), and Gar pike

  3. Gar(noun)

    to cause; to make

  4. Origin: [Prob. AS. gr dart, spear, lance. The name is applied to the fish on account of its long and slender body and pointed head. Cf. Goad, Gore, v.]

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  1. Gar

    In American English, the name gar is strictly applied to members of the Lepisosteidae, a family including seven living species of fish in two genera that inhabit fresh, brackish, and occasionally marine, waters of eastern North America, Central America, and the Caribbean islands.


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