carangoid

[kuh-rang-goid]

adjective

resembling a fish of the family Carangidae; carangid.

noun

a carangoid fish.

Origin of carangoid

1860–65; < New Latin Carang- (stem of Caranx) genus name, a pseudo-Greek form + -oid
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