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scombrid

[ skom-brid ]
/ ˈskɒm brɪd /
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noun
any fish of the family Scombridae, comprising the mackerels and tunas.
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the family Scombridae.
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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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