scombrid

[skom-brid]
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noun

any fish of the family Scombridae, comprising the mackerels and tunas.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Scombridae.

Nearby words

  1. scoliotic,
  2. scoliotic pelvis,
  3. scollop,
  4. scolopendrid,
  5. scolopendrium,
  6. scombroid,
  7. scombroid poisoning,
  8. sconce,
  9. sconcheon,
  10. sconcheon arch

Origin of scombrid

1835–45; < New Latin Scombridae name of the family < Latin scombr- (stem of scomber) mackerel (< Greek skómbros) + -idae -idae; see -id2

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