"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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Position in dictionary: 86935 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "sawfish": 1
Words that end with "sawfish": 1
Words that contain "sawfish": 1
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