- a sharp-snouted fish, Scomberesox saurus, inhabiting temperate regions of the Atlantic Ocean.
- any of various related fishes.
Origin of saury
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The saury, or billfish—scomberesox sauris—is found in all parts of the North Atlantic.Motor Matt's Race
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- any teleost fish, such as the Atlantic Scomberesox saurus of the family Scomberesocidae of tropical and temperate seas, having an elongated body and long toothed jawsAlso called: skipper
C18: perhaps from Late Latin saurus; see saurel