cutlass fish definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus, having a lengthy, ribbonlike human anatomy and a pointed tail.
    • a peculiar, long, slim, marine fish (Trichiurus lepturus) for the southern United States and western Indies, having a lengthy whiplike scaleless human anatomy and razor-sharp daggerlike teeth; -- labeled as additionally frostfish, saber seafood, gold eel, and, improperly, swordfish; also, several related members of the genus Trichiurus. Its closely about snake mackerel.
    • Any of several marine fishes for the genus Trichiurus, having a lengthy, ribbonlike human body and a pointed tail.
    • a peculiar, long, slim, marine fish (Trichiurus lepturus) of the south united states of america and West Indies, having a long whiplike scaleless human body and razor-sharp daggerlike teeth; -- called in addition frostfish, saber fish, silver eel, and, incorrectly, swordfish; additionally, a few related people in the genus Trichiurus. It's closely associated with snake mackerel.
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