From Greek σκομβρος ‘tuna, mackerel’.
scombroid (not comparable)
- 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
scombroid (plural scombroids)
- Any fish of the family Scombridae, of which the mackerel (Scomber) is the type.
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