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halfbeak


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halfbeak  \Half"beak`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  slender,  marine  fish  of  the  genus  {Hemirhamphus},  having 
  the  upper  jaw  much  shorter  than  the  lower;  --  called  also 
  {balahoo}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halfbeak 
  n  :  tropical  and  subtropical  marine  and  freshwater  fishes  having 
  an  elongated  body  and  long  protruding  lower  jaw 




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