Definitions

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

  • noun Any of a large family (Carangidae) of marine food and game fishes, such as the jacks and pompanos.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the family Carangidœ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any fish of the family Carangidae, including the cavallas, jacks, pompanos and scads.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the Carangidae.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any fish belonging to the Carangidae.

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

  • adjective of or relating to fish of the family Carangidae
  • noun a percoid fish of the family Carangidae

Etymologies

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

[From New Latin Carangidae, family name, from French carangue, mackerel, from Spanish caranga, perhaps ultimately from Latin cancer, crab.]

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