What is the meaning of fluke?

noun

  • A stroke of luck.
  • A barb on a harpoon or arrow.
  • Flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor.
  • Either of the two lobes of the tail of a cetacean.
  • Parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host.
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