from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. type genus of the Scombridae


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