jurel

[ hoo-rel ]

noun
  1. any of several carangid food fishes, especially of the genus Caranx, found in warm seas.

Origin of jurel

1
1750–60; <Spanish <Catalan sorell, probably <Latin saurus<Greek saûros lizard

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British Dictionary definitions for jurel

jurel

/ (huːˈrɛl) /


noun
  1. any of several carangid food fishes of the genus Caranx, of warm American Atlantic waters

Origin of jurel

1
C18: from Spanish, from Catalan sorell, from Late Latin saurus horse mackerel, from Greek sauros lizard

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