jurel

[hoo-rel]

Origin of jurel

1750–60; < Spanish < Catalan sorell, probably < Latin saurus < Greek saûros lizard
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British Dictionary definitions for jurel

jurel

noun
  1. 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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