oarfish: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ôr'fish", ōr'-), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any long, ribbon-shaped, silvery fish of the genus Regalecus, of deep tropical waters, having a red dorsal fin along the spine that rises to a crest, and reaching a length of 30 ft. (9 m). Also called
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