saurel

[ sawr-uhl ]

noun
  1. any of several elongated marine fishes of the genus Trachurus, having bony plates along each side.

Origin of saurel

1
1880–85; <French, equivalent to saur- (<Late Latin saurus jack mackerel <Greek saûros sea fish) + -el noun suffix

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British Dictionary definitions for saurel

saurel

/ (ˈsɔːrəl) /


noun

Origin of saurel

1
C19: via French from Late Latin saurus, from Greek sauros, of obscure origin

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