halfbeak(redirected from Hemiramphid)
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Any of various slender, chiefly marine fishes of the family Hemiramphidae of warm waters, having a blue or green and silvery body and an elongated lower jaw that often has a bright red or orange tip.
(Animals) any marine and freshwater teleost fish of the tropical and subtropical family Hemiramphidae, having an elongated body with a short upper jaw and a long protruding lower jaw
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|Noun||1.||halfbeak - tropical and subtropical marine and freshwater fishes having an elongated body and long protruding lower jaw|