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English → English (WordNet) Definition: kingfish kingfish n 1: the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States 2: large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters [syn: cero, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis ] 3: small silvery marine food fish found off California [syn: white croaker , chenfish, Genyonemus lineatus] 4: any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast 5: large game fish of Australia and New Zealand [syn: Seriola grandis ] [also: kingfishes (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: kingfish Sciaenoid \Sci*[ae]"noid\, a. [L. sci[ae]na a kind of fish (fr. Gr. ?) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Sci[ae]nid[ae], a family of carnivorous marine fishes which includes the meagre (Sciaena umbra or Sciaena aquila), and fish of the drum and croaker families. The croaker is so called because it may make a croaking noise by use of its bladder; the Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus, formerly Micropogon undulatus ) and the squeteague are a members of the croaker family, and the kingfish is a drum. [1913 Webster +PJC] Queenfish \Queen"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A California sci[ae]noid food fish (Seriphys politus). The back is bluish, and the sides and belly bright silvery. Called also kingfish. [1913 Webster] 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 States, -- the common cero (Scomberomorus caballa), called also kingfish, and spotted, or king, cero (Scomberomorus regalis ). [1913 Webster]


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