[ hoo-rel ]
/ huˈrɛl /
any of several carangid food fishes, especially of the genus Caranx, found in warm seas.
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Origin of jurel
1750–60; < Spanish < Catalan sorell, probably < Latin saurus < Greek saûros lizard
Words nearby jurel
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British Dictionary definitions for jurel
/ (huːˈrɛl) /
any of several carangid food fishes of the genus Caranx, of warm American Atlantic waters
Word Origin for jurel
C18: from Spanish, from Catalan sorell, from Late Latin saurus horse mackerel, from Greek sauros lizard
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