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noun, plural tre·val·lies.
  1. any of several popular Australian food fish of the genus Caranx, especially Caranx georgianus.
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Origin of trevally

origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for trevally


noun plural -lies
  1. any of various marine food and game fishes of the genus Caranx : family CarangidaeAlso called: (NZ) araara
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Word Origin

C19: probably alteration of cavally; see cavalla
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