Definition of marlin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɑːlɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrlɪn//
(pl. marlin) Fish
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a large sea fish with a long sharp nose, that people catch for sport See related entries: Fish Word Originearly 20th cent.: from marlinspike (with reference to its pointed snout).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: marlin