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scombroid

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek σκομβρος ‘tuna, mackerel’.

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AdjectiveEdit

scombroid (not comparable)

  1. pertaining to a mackerel
    • 1973: ‘Here then,’ the kindly scombroid face scanning Eventyr, quick as a fire-control dish antenna and even less mercy... — Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow

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NounEdit

scombroid (plural scombroids)

  1. Any fish of the family Scombridae, of which the mackerel (Scomber) is the type.

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