saurel

saurel

[sawr-uhl]
noun
any of several elongated marine fishes of the genus Trachurus, having bony plates along each side.

Origin:
1880–85; < French, equivalent to saur- (< Late Latin saurus jack mackerel < Greek saûros sea fish) + -el noun suffix

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saurel (ˈsɔːrəl)
 
n
a US name for horse mackerel
 
[C19: via French from Late Latin saurus, from Greek sauros, of obscure origin]

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