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Origin of horse mackerel

First recorded in 1695–1705
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British Dictionary definitions for horse mackerel

horse mackerel

noun

Also called: scad a mackerel-like carangid fish, Trachurus of European Atlantic waters, with a row of bony scales along the lateral lineSometimes called (US): saurel
any of various large tunnies or related fishes
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