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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Scombridae — consists of the wahoo.

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From New Latin acanth ("spiny") + Latin cybium ("tunny"), from Ancient Greek κύβιον (kubion, "flesh of the young tunny"), from κύβος (kubos, "piece of salted fish").

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