⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'swordfish' from English to Latin
NOUN   a swordfish | swordfish / swordfishes
SYNO swordfish | Xiphias gladius
gladius {m}swordfish
xiphias {m}
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Translation for 'swordfish' from English to Latin

gladius {m}

xiphias {m}anim.T
Usage Examples English
  • A traditional method marinating swordfish is to soak the swordfish into sake kasu.
  • Swordfish are classified as oily fish. Many sources, including the United States Food and Drug Administration, warn about potential toxicity from high levels of methylmercury in swordfish.
  • Legend has it that a hermit crab challenged a mighty swordfish to a race from Tonga to Rotuma, the swordfish thinking he could not lose accepted this challenge.
  • Before 1950 this kind of swordfish fishing boat was made by hand, with boats racing to chase swordfish.
  • He determined that swordfish should be considered kosher, as he found that swordfish have microscopic scales.
  • In 2009, researchers from the National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan introduced new concepts of “kidnapped airfoils” and “circulating horsepower” to explain the swimming capabilities of the swordfish.
  • "Xiphiorhynchus" is an extinct genus of prehistoric swordfish that lived from the Eocene until the Miocene.
  • Sunfish are accidentally but frequently caught in drift gillnet fisheries, making up nearly 30% of the total catch of the swordfish fishery employing drift gillnets in California.
  • female with the broken bill from a swordfish ("Xiphias gladias") lodged in her abdomen was caught in the northeastern Indian Ocean; whether the shark was preying on swordfish as the shortfin mako does, or encountered the swordfish in some other aggressive context is not known.
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