[ kuh-ran-jid ]
/ kəˈræn dʒɪd /
any of numerous fishes of the family Carangidae, comprising the jacks, scads, pompanos, and cavallas.
belonging or pertaining to the family Carangidae.
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British Dictionary definitions for carangid
/ (kəˈrændʒɪd, -ˈræŋɡɪd) /
any marine percoid fish of the family Carangidae, having a compressed body and deeply forked tail. The group includes the jacks, horse mackerel, pompano, and pilot fish
of, relating to, or belonging to the Carangidae
Word Origin for carangid
C19: from New Latin Carangidae, from Caranx type genus, from French carangue shad, from Spanish caranga, of obscure origin
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