Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of scumber.
  • noun A Linnean genus of acanthopterygian fishes, used with varying limits, and typical of the family Scombridæ and subfamily Scombrinæ.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel.

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

  • noun type genus of the Scombridae

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