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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The jack, edible fish of the genera Caranx or Trachurus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevallĂ©, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as Caranx fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fish of the genus Caranx, as C. pisquetus, C. fallax, in Florida, etc.

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