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Noun: marlin  maa(r)-lin
  1. Large long-jawed oceanic sport fishes; related to sailfishes and spearfishes; not completely cold-blooded i.e. able to warm their brains and eyes

Sounds like: marks, marques, marlin, mar

Derived forms: marlins

Type of: billfish

Part of: genus Makaira, Makaira

Encyclopedia: Marlin, Pennsylvania