noun, plural (especially collectively) snipefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) snipefishes.
any of several fishes of the family Macrorhamphosidae, of tropical and temperate seas, having a long, tubular snout and a compressed body.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any teleost fish of the family Macrorhamphosidae, of tropical and temperate seas, having a deep body, long snout, and a single long dorsal fin: order Solenichthyes (sea horses, etc) Also called bellows fish
- Snipe fly
noun 1. any of various predatory dipterous flies of the family Leptidae (or Rhagionidae), such as Rhagio scolopacea of Europe, having an elongated body and long legs
noun, plural snipes (especially collectively) snipe for 1, 2. 1. any of several long-billed game birds of the genera Gallinago (Capella) and Limnocryptes, inhabiting marshy areas, as G. gallinago (common snipe) of Eurasia and North America, having barred and striped white, brown, and black plumage. 2. any of several other long-billed birds, as some sandpipers. […]
noun 1. a snooperscope designed for attaching to a rifle or carbine. noun 1. a telescope with crosshairs mounted on a sniper’s rifle
verb (used with object), snipped, snipping. 1. to cut with a small, quick stroke, or a succession of such strokes, with scissors or the like. 2. to remove or cut off (something) by or as by cutting in this manner: to snip a rose. verb (used without object), snipped, snipping. 3. to cut with small, […]