nounWord forms: plural ˈflyingˈfish or ˈflyingˈfishes
any of a family (Exocoetidae, order Atheriniformes) of chiefly warm-water, marine
with winglike pectoral fins
that enable them to glide
through the air
: also written flying fish
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