from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The jack, edible fish of the genera Caranx or Trachurus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevallé, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as Caranx fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish of the genus Caranx, as C. pisquetus, C. fallax, in Florida, etc.
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The dock agent, like everyone in this old port south of Santiago, grew up with the bony, bronze-hued fish they call jurel, which roams in schools in the southern Pacific.
Mr. Pineda, like everyone here, grew up with the bony, bronze-hued fish they call jurel, which roams in schools in the southern Pacific.