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  • n. A snake mackerel, Ruvettus pretiosus, having a high content of wax esters instead of glyceride oils

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A very large deep-water snake mackerel (Ruvettus pretiosus).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of the escolar, Ruvettus pretiosus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. very large deep-water snake mackerel

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