jurel

jurel

[hoo-rel]
noun
any of several carangid food fishes, especially of the genus Caranx, found in warm seas.

Origin:
1750–60; < Spanish < Catalan sorell, probably < Latin saurus < Greek saûros lizard

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jurel (huːˈrɛl)
 
n
any of several carangid food fishes of the genus Caranx, of warm American Atlantic waters
 
[C18: from Spanish, from Catalan sorell, from Late Latin saurus horse mackerel, from Greek sauros lizard]

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