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

 

marlin

 noun
noun
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 Origin early 20th cent.: from marlinspike (with reference to its pointed snout).
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