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

  • n. See saurel.
  • n. Any of several tunas or related fishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large fish; variously the Australian bonito (Sarda australis), the pilot fish (Naucrates ductor), or the jack mackerel (genus Trachurus).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Horse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of several fishes more or less nearly related to the mackerel.
  • n. In Sydney, Australia, Auxis ramsayi, of the family Scombridæ; in New Zealand, Trachurus trachurus, which is the same fish as the horse-mackerel of England.

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

  • n. a California food fish
  • n. largest tuna; to 1500 pounds; of mostly temperate seas: feed in polar regions but breed in tropics
  • n. large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe


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