noun, plural (especially collectively) billfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) billfishes.
any of various fishes having a long, sharp bill or snout, as a gar, needlefish, or saury.

1775–85, Americanism; bill2 + fish Unabridged
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billfish (ˈbɪlˌfɪʃ)
n , pl -fish, -fishes
(US) any of various fishes having elongated jaws, esp any fish of the family Istiophoridae, such as the spearfish and marlin

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If you catch the famous billfish, you can keep it if it's your first or you
  plan to fillet and eat the meat.
Billfish are generally caught and released, so bring your camera.
The tournament provides divisions for offshore fishing and fly fishing, as well
  as the largest tarpon and billfish.
Anglers typically imagine boating a billfish or slicing fresh sashimi from a
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