Definition of Gar

1. Noun. Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth.

Exact synonyms: Billfish, Garfish, Garpike, Lepisosteus Osseus
Generic synonyms: Ganoid, Ganoid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Lepisosteus, Lepisosteus



2. Noun. Elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters.
Exact synonyms: Billfish, Needlefish
Generic synonyms: Teleost, Teleost Fish, Teleostan
Group relationships: Belonidae, Family Belonidae
Specialized synonyms: Timucu

Definition of Gar

1. n. Any slender marine fish of the genera Belone and Tylosurus. See Garfish.

2. v. t. To cause; to make.

Definition of Gar

1. Noun. Any of several fish, of the family ''Lepisosteidae'', that have long, narrow jaws; garfish ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To make, cause (someone to do something); to cause (something to be done). (defdate 14th-19th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gar

1. to cause or compel [v GARRED, GARRING, GARS]

Medical Definition of Gar

1. Any slender marine fish of the genera Belone and Tylosurus. See Garfish. The gar pike. See Alligator gar (under Alligator), and Gar pike. Gar pike, or Garpike, a large, elongated ganoid fish of the genus Lepidosteus, of several species, inhabiting the lakes and rivers of temperate and tropical America. Origin: Prob. AS. Gar dart, spear, lance. The name is applied to the fish on account of its long and slender body and pointed head. Cf. Goad, Gore. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gar

gapo
gapos
gaposis
gaposises
gapped
gapped scale
gapper
gappers
gappier
gappiest
gappiness
gapping
gappy
gaps
gapy
gar (current term)
garage door
garage door opener
garage doors
garage queen
garage queens
garage rock
garage sale
garage sales
garaged
garageless
garagelike
garageman
garageman's lien

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