frigate mackerel

  1. a small, blue-green, black-striped fish, Auxis thazard, abundant in tropical seas, having dark, oily flesh that is sometimes used as food.

Origin of frigate mackerel

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby frigate mackerel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024