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Noun: hairtail  'hehr,teyl
  1. Long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
    - cutlassfish, frost fish

Derived forms: hairtails

Type of: percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Part of: family Trichiuridae, Trichiuridae

Encyclopedia: Hairtail