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|Noun||1.||family Exocoetidae - flying fishes; closely related to the halfbeaks|
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Synentognathi, Synentognathi - order of fishes having spineless fins; needlefishes; sauries; flying fishes; halfbeaks
flying fish - tropical marine fishes having enlarged winglike fins used for brief gliding flight