trevally

[truh-val-ee]
noun, plural trevallies.
any of several popular Australian food fish of the genus Caranx, especially Caranx georgianus.

Origin:
origin uncertain

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trevally (trɪˈvælɪ)
 
n , pl -lies
Also called: araara any of various marine food and game fishes of the genus Caranx: family Carangidae
 
[C19: probably alteration of cavally; see cavalla]

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Large trevally and starfish are common in the clear, shallow water of the lagoon.
Ideally they would catch a large fish such as the trevally, which is related to the tuna.
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