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Noun: lancetfish  'lãn-sit,fish
  1. Large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
    - lancet fish, wolffish

Derived forms: lancetfishes, lancet fish

Type of: malacopterygian, soft-finned fish

Part of: Alepisaurus, genus Alepisaurus

Encyclopedia: Lancetfish