from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pelagic carangoid fish, Naucrates ductor, found in all warm seas, and occasionally on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
  • noun plural A term extended to all the Carangidæ.
  • noun A remora or sucking-fish of the family Echeneididæ, as Echeneis naucrates.
  • noun A coregonid. Coregonus guadrilateralis, the Menomonee white-fish or shad-waiter of New England, some of the Great Lakes, and parts of British America to Alaska.


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