Definition of "oarfish" [oar•fish]

  • (noun) A widely distributed marine fish (Regalecus glesne) having a slender silvery body up to 11 meters (36 feet) in length, a bright red dorsal fin along its entire length, and an undulating motion in swimming resembling that of a snake.
  • (noun) a very long ribbonfish, Regalecus glesne, with long slender ventral fins

Use "oarfish" in a sentence

  • "MALIBU KTLA -- A 12-foot long oarfish washed ashore in Malibu this week and researchers at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum say they're looking forward to studying it."
  • "MALIBU KTLA -- A 12-foot long oarfish washed ashore in Malibu this week and researchers at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum say ..."
  • "He says he knew exactly what it was because he learned all about oarfish in school."

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