noun, plural (especially collectively) am·ber·jack, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) am·ber·jacks.
any of several yellow to coppery fork-tailed fishes of the genus Seriola, as S. dumerili of warm Atlantic waters.
Origin of amberjack
Also called amberfish.
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any of several large carangid fishes of the genus Seriola, esp S. dumerili, with golden markings when young, occurring in tropical and subtropical Atlantic waters
Word Origin for amberjack
C19: from amber + jack 1
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