Found 2 items, similar to yellowtail.
English → English
n 1: superior food fish of the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean
with broad yellow stripe along the sides and on the tail
[syn: yellowtail snapper
, Ocyurus chrysurus
2: game fish of southern California and Mexico having a yellow
tail fin [syn: Seriola dorsalis
English → English
, n.; pl. Mesdemoiselles
fr. ma my, f. of mon + demoiselle young lady. See Damsel
1. A French title of courtesy given to a girl or an unmarried
lady, equivalent to the English Miss. --Goldsmith.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A marine food fish (Sci[ae]na chrysura
the Southern United States; -- called also yellowtail
and silver perch
One who follows the business of navigating ships or other
vessels; one who understands the practical management of
ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common
Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer.
(a) An excellent marine food fish (Diplodus rhomboides
syn. Lagodon rhomboides
) of the Southern United States;
-- called also porgy
, squirrel fish
and salt-water bream
(b) A species of grunt (Orthopristis chrysopterus
), an excellent food fish common
on the southern coasts of the United States; -- called
, and pigfish
, n. [From Run
1. One who, or that which, runs; a racer.
2. A detective. [Slang, Eng.] --Dickens.
3. A messenger. --Swift.
4. A smuggler. [Colloq.] --R. North.
5. One employed to solicit patronage, as for a steamboat,
hotel, shop, etc. [Cant, U.S.]
6. (Bot.) A slender trailing branch which takes root at the
joints or end and there forms new plants, as in the
strawberry and the common cinquefoil.
7. The rotating stone of a set of millstones.
8. (Naut.) A rope rove through a block and used to increase
the mechanical power of a tackle. --Totten.
9. One of the pieces on which a sled or sleigh slides; also
the part or blade of a skate which slides on the ice.
(a) A horizontal channel in a mold, through which the
metal flows to the cavity formed by the pattern;
also, the waste metal left in such a channel.
(b) A trough or channel for leading molten metal from a
furnace to a ladle, mold, or pig bed.
11. The movable piece to which the ribs of an umbrella are
12. (Zo["o]l.) A food fish (Elagatis pinnulatus
) of Florida
and the West Indies; -- called also skipjack
, and yellowtail
. The name alludes to its
rapid successive leaps from the water.
13. (Zo["o]l.) Any cursorial bird.
(a) A movable slab or rubber used in grinding or
polishing a surface of stone.
(b) A tool on which lenses are fastened in a group, for
polishing or grinding.