genus Scomberomorus

noun
Spanish mackerels
Syn: ↑Scomberomorus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae
Member Meronyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scomberomorus — Taxobox name = Scomberomorus fossil range = Thanetian to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume = 364… …   Wikipedia

  • Scomberomorus — noun Spanish mackerels • Syn: ↑genus Scomberomorus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomberomorus caballa — Cero Ce ro, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus {Scomberomorus}. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scomberomorus regalis — Cero Ce ro, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus {Scomberomorus}. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scomberomorus cavalla — noun large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil • Syn: ↑king mackerel, ↑cavalla, ↑cero • Hypernyms: ↑Spanish mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomberomorus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomberomorus maculatus — noun a large commercially important mackerel of the Atlantic coastal waters of North America • Hypernyms: ↑Spanish mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomberomorus, ↑genus Scomberomorus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomberomorus regalis — noun large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters • Syn: ↑cero, ↑pintado, ↑kingfish • Hypernyms: ↑Spanish mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomberomorus, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomberomorus maculatus — Mackerel Mack er*el, n. [OF. maquerel, F. maquereau (LL. macarellus), prob. for maclereau, fr. L. macula a spot, in allusion to the markings on the fish. See {Mail} armor.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Scomber} of the family {Scombridae} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scomberomorus regalis — Pintado Pin*ta do, n.; pl. {Pintados}. [Sp., painted, fr. pintar to paint.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Numida}. Several species are found in Africa. The common pintado, or Guinea fowl, the helmeted, and the crested pintados, are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.