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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gargɑr(n.)(pl.)gar; gars.

  1. Category: Ichthyology

    Ref: Also called garfish , garpike.

  2. Category: Ichthyology

    Ref: needlefish (def. 1). 1

Origin of gar:

1755–65, Amer.; shortened form of garfish


  1. garage.


  1. Grand Army of the Republic.

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Webster Dictionary

  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


  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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an act of leaving, moving away etc

the comings and goings of the people in the street.

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