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English → English (WordNet)
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
5: large game fish of Australia and New Zealand [syn: Seriola grandis
[also: kingfishes (pl)]
See kingfish English → English (gcide)
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.
Cero \Ce"ro\, n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.]
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