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hair·tail

 (hâr′tāl′)
n.
Any of various cutlassfishes having a long whiplike tail.
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hairtail

(ˈhɛəˌteɪl)
n
(Animals) any marine spiny-finned fish of the family Trichiuridae, most common in warm seas, having a long whiplike scaleless body and long sharp teeth. Usual US name: cutlass fish
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Noun1.hairtail - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teethhairtail - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
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