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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boarfish  \Boar"fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  Mediterranean  fish  ({Capros  aper}),  of  the  family 
  {Caproid[ae]};  --  so  called  from  the  resemblance  of 
  the  extended  lips  to  a  hog's  snout. 
  b  An  Australian  percoid  fish  ({Histiopterus 
  recurvirostris}),  valued  as  a  food  fish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boarfish 
  n  1:  long-snouted  fishes  with  large  eyes 
  2:  fish  with  a  projecting  snout  [syn:  {Capros  aper}] 




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