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hairtail (ˈhɛəˌteɪl)
Usual US name: cutlass fish any marine spiny-finned fish of the family Trichiuridae, most common in warm seas, having a long whiplike scaleless body and long sharp teeth

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long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel [syn: cutlassfish
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