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garpike

[gahr-pahyk] /ˈgɑrˌpaɪk/
noun
1.
gar1 .
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; formed after garfish
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garpike

/ˈɡɑːˌpaɪk/
noun
1.
Also called garfish, gar. any primitive freshwater elongated bony fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North and Central America, having very long toothed jaws and a body covering of thick scales
2.
another name for garfish (sense 2)
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