"sawfish" Definition


  1. n. Any one of several species of elasmobranch fishes of the genus Pristis. They have a sharklike form, but are more nearly allied to the rays. The flattened and much elongated snout has a row of stout toothlike structures inserted along each edge, forming a sawlike organ with which it mutilates or kills its prey.

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Words that start with sawfish: 1
Words that end with sawfish: 1
Words that contain sawfish: 1
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