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noun, plural swordfishes (especially collectively) swordfish for 1.
a large, marine food fish, Xiphias gladius, having the upper jaw elongated into a swordlike structure.
(initial capital letter) Astronomy. the constellation Dorado.
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
a large scombroid fish, Xiphias gladius, with a very long upper jaw: valued as a food and game fish: family Xiphiidae


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