tenpounder


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ten·pound·er

 (tĕn′poun′dər)
n.
A ladyfish, especially Elops machnata or E. saurus.
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tenpounder

(ˌtɛnˈpaʊndə)
n
1. a thing which weighs ten pounds
2. (Animals) a fish of the genus Elops
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of cannon
4. (Commerce) a thing which has a value of ten pounds
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenpounder - game fish resembling the tarpon but smallertenpounder - game fish resembling the tarpon but smaller
tarpon, Tarpon atlanticus - large silvery game fish of warm Atlantic coastal waters especially off Florida
Elops, genus Elops - type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder
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