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Definitions

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

  • noun Any of various edible carangid fishes of the genus Trachurus, especially T. trachurus of eastern Atlantic waters.
  • noun Any of several tunas or related fishes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of several fishes more or less nearly related to the mackerel.
  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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