Sawfish

Definition of Sawfish

Saw´fish`
n.1.(Zool.) Any one of several species of elasmobranch fishes of the genus Pristis. They have a sharklike form, but are more nearly allied to the rays. The flattened and much elongated snout has a row of stout toothlike structures inserted along each edge, forming a sawlike organ with which it mutilates or kills its prey.

Related Words

family Pristidae, Pristidae, Pristis pectinatus, ray, smalltooth sawfish
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