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2 definitions found
 for Hairtail
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hairtail \Hair"tail`\ (-t[=a]l`), n. (Zool.)
     Any species of marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus; esp.,
     Trichiurus lepturus of Europe and America. They are long
     and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also
     bladefish.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hairtail
      n 1: long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless
           body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
           [syn: cutlassfish, frost fish, hairtail]

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