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xiphias gladius meaning and definition

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Definition of Xiphias gladius (noun)

  1. large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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