trevally

[truh-val-ee]

noun, plural tre·val·lies.

any of several popular Australian food fish of the genus Caranx, especially Caranx georgianus.

Origin of trevally

origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for trevally

trevally

noun plural -lies

any of various marine food and game fishes of the genus Caranx : family CarangidaeAlso called: (NZ) araara

Word Origin for trevally

C19: probably alteration of cavally; see cavalla
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