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Definition of gar

Gar
Gar Gar, n. [Prob. AS. g[=a]r dart, spear, lance. The name is applied to the fish on account of its long and slender body and pointed head. Cf. Goad, Gore, v.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any slender marine fish of the genera Belone and Tylosurus. See Garfish. (b) The gar pike. See Alligator gar (under Alligator), and Gar pike. Gar pike, or Garpike (Zo["o]l.), a large, elongated ganoid fish of the genus Lepidosteus, of several species, inhabiting the lakes and rivers of temperate and tropical America.
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Gar Gar, v. t. [Of Scand. origin. See Gear, n.] To cause; to make. [Obs. or Scot.] --Spenser.
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Garfish Gar"fish`, n. [See Gar, n.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European marine fish (Belone vulgaris); -- called also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone, gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide, sea needle, and sea pike. (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus Tylosurus, of which one species (T. marinus) is common on the Atlantic coast. T. Caribb[ae]us, a very large species, and T. crassus, are more southern; -- called also needlefish. Many of the common names of the European garfish are also applied to the American species.

Meaning of gar from wikipedia

- Gars are members of the family Lepisosteidae, which are the only surviving members of the Ginglymodi, an ancient holosteian group of ray-finned fish, which...
- The gar is a North American freshwater fish of the family Lepisosteidae, distinct from the sal****er garfish. Gar may also refer to: Gar, Fars, a village...
- The alligator gar (Atractosteus spatula) is a ray-finned euryhaline fish related to the bowfin in the infraclass Holostei /hoʊˈlɒstiaɪ/. It is the largest...
- Gar Tsangpo (Tibetan: སྒར་གཙང་པོ, Wylie: sgar gtsang po; Chinese: 噶尔藏布; pinyin: Găěr Zàngbù), also called Gartang or Gar River, is a headwater of the Indus...
- Gars or GARS may refer to: Gars am Inn, a muni****lity Bavaria, Germany Gars Abbey, a monastery founded in 768 in Gars am Inn Gars, Alpes-Maritimes, a...
- The tropical gar (Atractosteus tropicus) is a species of fish from Central America, where it is found in the Pacific and Atlantic drainages from southern...
- The longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus), also known as longnose garpike or billy gar, is a ray-finned fish in the family Lepisosteidae. The genus may have...
- po****r systems of Southern Kung Fu. These styles were Lau Gar, Li Gar, Mok Gar, Choy Gar, and Hung Gar. The names of the styles reflect the surname of the particular...
- The spotted gar (Lepisosteus oculatus) is a freshwater fish native to North America that has an abundance of dark spots on its head, fins, and dart-like...
- The Florida gar (Lepisosteus platyrhincus) is a species of gar found in the US from the Savannah River and Ochlockonee River watersheds of Georgia and...