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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of carangoid fishes, the type of the family Pomatomid√¶, containing only the well-known bluefish, greenfish, or skipjack, P. saltatrix.
  • n. Among European ichthyologists, a genus of perciform fishes, distinguished by its very large eyes, and represented by a single species, now known as Telescops telescopium, inhabiting the deep water of the Mediterranean and neighboring Atlantic.

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  • n. type genus of the Pomatomidae

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