noun, plural (especially collectively) saw·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) saw·fish·es.

  1. a large, elongated ray of the genus Pristis, living along tropical coasts and lowland rivers, with a bladelike snout bearing strong teeth on each side.

noun plural -fish or -fishes

  1. any sharklike ray of the family Pristidae of subtropical coastal waters and estuaries, having a serrated bladelike mouth

n.also saw-fish, 1660s; see saw (n.1.) + fish (n.).

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