from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various tropical marine food fishes of the family Carangidae, which includes the jacks and pompanos.
- n. See king mackerel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A scombroid fish, Scomberomorus cavalla, found in the open seas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
Spanish caballa, horse mackerel, from Late Latin, from Latin caballus, horse.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)