Half-beak

halfbeak

[haf-beek, hahf-]
noun
any of several marine fishes of the family Hemiramphidae, having a greatly elongated lower jaw.

Origin:
1875–80; half + beak

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halfbeak (ˈhɑːfˌbiːk)
 
n
any marine and freshwater teleost fish of the tropical and subtropical family Hemiramphidae, having an elongated body with a short upper jaw and a long protruding lower jaw

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