Trachurus saurus
Scad Scad, n. [Gael. & Ir. sgadan a herring.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small carangoid fish ({Trachurus saurus}) abundant on the European coast, and less common on the American. The name is applied also to several allied species. (b) The goggler; -- called also {big-eyed scad}. See {Goggler}. (c) The friar skate. [Scot.] (d) The cigar fish, or round robin. [1913 Webster]

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  • T saurus — Saurel Sau rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any carangoid fish of the genus {Trachurus}, especially {T. trachurus}, or {T. saurus}, of Europe and America, and {T. picturatus} of California. Called also {skipjack}, and {horse mackerel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • T trachurus — Saurel Sau rel, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any carangoid fish of the genus {Trachurus}, especially {T. trachurus}, or {T. saurus}, of Europe and America, and {T. picturatus} of California. Called also {skipjack}, and {horse mackerel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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