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XIPHIAS GLADIUS

(noun)
There is 1 meaning of the phrase Xiphias Gladius.

Meanings Of The Phrase XIPHIAS GLADIUS

There is 1 meaning of the phrase Xiphias Gladius.

Xiphias Gladius - as a noun

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
swordfish19

Example Sentences

1
"The xiphias gladius is a species of fish commonly known as swordfish."
2
"The xiphias gladius has a long, pointed bill and a streamlined body."
3
"Commercial fishing often targets xiphias gladius for its valuable meat."
4
"The xiphias gladius is one of the fastest fish in the ocean."
5
"The sword-like bill of the xiphias gladius is used to slash and stun prey."
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