Marlin

Definition of Marlin

Mar´lin
n.1.(Zool.) The American great marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa). Applied also to the red-breasted godwit (Limosa hæmatica).
2.Any of several marine billfishes of the genera Makaira and Tetrapturus, popular as game in sport fishing.
Hook-billed marlin
a curlew.

Related Words

billfish, black marlin, blue marlin, genus Makaira, Makaira, Makaira albida, Makaira marlina, Makaira mazara, Makaira mitsukurii, Makaira nigricans, spearfish, striped marlin, white marlin
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