garpike

[gahr-pahyk]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. garofalo,
  2. garonne,
  3. garote,
  4. garotte,
  5. garoupa,
  6. garret,
  7. garret window,
  8. garrett,
  9. garrick,
  10. garrick, david

Origin of garpike

First recorded in 1770–80; formed after garfish

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British Dictionary definitions for garpike

garpike

noun

Also called: garfish, gar any primitive freshwater elongated bony fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North and Central America, having very long toothed jaws and a body covering of thick scales
another name for garfish (def. 2)
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