[ sawr-ee ]
/ ˈsɔr i /
noun, plural sau·ries.
a sharp-snouted fish, Scomberesox saurus, inhabiting temperate regions of the Atlantic Ocean.
any of various related fishes.
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The saury, or billfish—scomberesox sauris—is found in all parts of the North Atlantic.Motor Matt's Race|Stanley R. Matthews
British Dictionary definitions for saury
/ (ˈsɔːrɪ) /
noun plural -ries
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
Word Origin for saury
C18: perhaps from Late Latin saurus; see saurel
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