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carangid

[kuh-ran-jid] /kəˈræn dʒɪd/
noun
1.
any of numerous fishes of the family Carangidae, comprising the jacks, scads, pompanos, and cavallas.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Carangidae.
Origin of carangid
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin Carangidae, equivalent to Carang- (stem of Caranx a genus; see carangoid) + -idae -id2
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British Dictionary definitions for carangid

carangid

/kəˈrændʒɪd; -ˈræŋɡɪd/
noun
1.
any marine percoid fish of the family Carangidae, having a compressed body and deeply forked tail. The group includes the jacks, horse mackerel, pompano, and pilot fish
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Carangidae
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Carangidae, from Caranx type genus, from French carangue shad, from Spanish caranga, of obscure origin
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