Meaning of swordfish

sword•fish

Pronunciation: (sôrd'fish", sōrd'-), [key]
— pl. -fish•es, -fish
  1. a large, marine food fish, Xiphias gladius, having the upper jaw elongated into a swordlike structure.
  2. (cap.)the constellation Dorado.
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