sawfish

sawfish
sawfish [sô′fish΄]
n.
pl. sawfish or sawfishes (see FISH)
any of an order (Pristiformes) of large, tropical, sharklike rays, having the head prolonged into a flat, sawlike snout edged with large teeth on either side

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