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Definitions of Sawfish

Pronunciation : Saw"fish`
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: Any one of several species of elasmobranch fishes of the genus Pristis. They have a sharklike form, but are more nearly allied to the rays. The flattened and much elongated snout has a row of stout toothlike structures inserted along each edge, forming a sawlike organ with which it mutilates or kills its prey.

(Zoöl.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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