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[gi-tahr-fish] /gɪˈtɑrˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) guitarfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) guitarfishes.
any sharklike ray of the family Rhinobatidae, of warm seas, resembling a guitar in shape.
1900-05; guitar + fish Unabridged
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noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
any marine sharklike ray of the family Rhinobatidae, having a guitar-shaped body with a stout tail and occurring at the bottom of the sea
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an order (Rhinobatiformes) of fish closely related to the rays. The order contains some 47 to 50 species arranged in three families (Platyrhinidae, Rhinobatidae, and Rhynchobatidae).

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