Carangoid
Carangoid Ca*ran"goid, a. [Caranx + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to the {Carangid[ae]}, a family of fishes allied to the mackerels, and including the caranx, American bluefish, and the pilot fish. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • carangoid — /keuh rang goyd/, adj. 1. resembling a fish of the family Carangidae; carangid. n. 2. a carangoid fish. [1860 65; < NL Carang (s. of Caranx) genus name, a pseudo Gk form + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • carangoid — ca·ran·goid …   English syllables

  • carangoid — I. kəˈraŋˌgȯid adjective Etymology: probably from New Latin Carang , Caranx + English oid : like or belonging to the Carangidae II. noun ( s) : carangid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caranx hippos — Cavally Ca*val ly, n. [Cf. Pg. cavalla a kind of fish; Sp. caballa; prob. fr. Pg. cavallo horse, Sp. caballa.] (Zo[ o]l.) A carangoid fish of the Atlantic coast ({Caranx hippos}): called also {horse crevall[ e]}. Note: [See Illust. under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cavally — Ca*val ly, n. [Cf. Pg. cavalla a kind of fish; Sp. caballa; prob. fr. Pg. cavallo horse, Sp. caballa.] (Zo[ o]l.) A carangoid fish of the Atlantic coast ({Caranx hippos}): called also {horse crevall[ e]}. Note: [See Illust. under {Carangoid}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horse crevall'e — Cavally Ca*val ly, n. [Cf. Pg. cavalla a kind of fish; Sp. caballa; prob. fr. Pg. cavallo horse, Sp. caballa.] (Zo[ o]l.) A carangoid fish of the Atlantic coast ({Caranx hippos}): called also {horse crevall[ e]}. Note: [See Illust. under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ca|ran|gid — «kuh RAN jihd», adjective, noun. = carangoid. (Cf. ↑carangoid) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balistes Carolinensis — Leather Leath er (l[e^][th] [ e]r), n. [OE. lether, AS. le[eth]er; akin to D. leder, le[^e]r, G. leder, OHG. ledar, Icel. le[eth]r, Sw. l[ a]der, Dan. l[ae]der.] 1. The skin of an animal, or some part of such skin, with the hair removed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • big-eyed scad — Goggler Gog gler, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A carangoid oceanic fish ({Trachurops crumenophthalmus}), having very large and prominent eyes; called also {goggle eye}, {big eyed scad}, and {cicharra}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • big-eyed scad — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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