American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A food and game fish of the genus Seriola, native to temperate and tropical marine waters.
- n. Any of several large food and game yellowtail fishes of genus Seriola found in the warm waters of all oceans.
- n. any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes
- From amber (in reference to its color) and jack. (Wiktionary)
- amber + jack, a fish. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We rented them on the beach and caught lesser amberjack from the surf.”
“Hunting Moose amberjack big game buck deer elk first shot trout”
“Darned good eating in that size, though, and an amberjack of any size will give you a good fight if it isn't overmatched by the tackle.”
“Current world-record greater amberjack for men — 161 pounds”
“How is an amberjack sandwich at the Back Porch going to taste with the small of oil in the air?”
“It pains me to be the one to point this out, but you will probably not be eating amberjack sandwiches again in your lifetime; this oil disaster could kill entire species of plant, fish, bird that you've known all your life.”
“Dale: amberjack stew with andouille sausage and potatoes, and a creole mustard crouton.”
“You probably already eat chicken or salmon raised in cramped, factory-like conditions, and in a couple of years you may see farmed drum, redfish, pompano or amberjack from the Gulf of Mexico in supermarkets.”
“Small for an amberjack, but when you're bottom fishin with 60 lb. line and the drag cranked down all the way, it tries to pull your arms off.”
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