noun, plural tre·val·lies.

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

Origin of trevally

origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for 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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