lizard fish


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Saury \Sau"ry\, n.; pl. Sauries. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zool.)
   A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and
   America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also
   billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack,
   skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

lizardfish \lizardfish\, lizard fish \lizard fish\n. (Zool.)
   Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the
   family Synodontidae having large mouths in lizardlike
   heads, especially the inshore lizardfish (Synodus foetens
   syn. Synodus poeyi) of Mideastern and Southern United
   States and West Indies; -- sometimes called sand pike.

   Note: A freshwater perch, the sauger, a different fish, is
         also called the sand pike.

   Syn: snakefish.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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