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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


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