- any fish of the family Scombridae, comprising the mackerels and tunas.
- belonging or pertaining to the family Scombridae.
Origin of scombrid
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Closely connected with the mackerel and other Scombrid, we have the Bonita of the Tropics.The Ocean World:
Tunny, tun′i, n. a very large fish of the mackerel family (Scombrid), fished chiefly on the Mediterranean coasts.