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Webster 1828 Edition


Belone

BELO'NE

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Noun.
[Gr. a needle.] The gar, garfish,or sea-needle, a species of Esox. It grows to the length of two or three feet, with long pointed jaws, the edges of which are armed with small teeth.

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Belone

Belone

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Translingual

Belone belone

Proper noun

Belone f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Belonidae - garfish.

Usage notes

  • Most of the species formerly included in Belone are now placed in other genera in Belonidae.

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belone

belone

See also: Belone

Dutch

Verb

belone

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of belonen