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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various food and game fishes of the genus Seriola, found in temperate and tropical marine waters.

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  • noun Any of several large food and game yellowtail fishes of genus Seriola found in the warm waters of all oceans.

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

  • noun any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[amber + jack, a fish.]

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From amber (in reference to its color) and jack.

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