amberfish
amberfish am"ber*fish`, Amber fish Am"ber fish`([a^]m"b[~e]r*f[i^]sh`). (Zo["o]l.) Any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes of the genus {Seriola}, especially a large vigorous sport fish of the southern Atlantic coast ({Seriola Dumerili}). It is also called the {amberjack}.

Note: {Seriola Carolinensis} was the species name given in the 1890 Webster: same fish or different?

Syn: amberjack [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • amberfish — /am beuhr fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes. amberjack. [1665 75; AMBER + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • amberfish —   Kamanu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • amberfish — noun any of several amber to coppery fork tailed warm water carangid fishes • Syn: ↑amberjack • Hypernyms: ↑jack • Member Holonyms: ↑Seriola, ↑genus Seriola * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • greater amberfish — kininė geltonuodegė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Seriola dumerili angl. Dumeril’s amberjack; greater amberfish; greater amberjack; greater yellowtail rus. большая сериола; китайская лакедра;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Amber fish — amberfish am ber*fish , Amber fish Am ber fish ([a^]m b[ e]r*f[i^]sh ). (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several amber to coppery fork tailed warm water carangid fishes of the genus {Seriola}, especially a large vigorous sport fish of the southern Atlantic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amberjack — amberfish am ber*fish , Amber fish Am ber fish ([a^]m b[ e]r*f[i^]sh ). (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several amber to coppery fork tailed warm water carangid fishes of the genus {Seriola}, especially a large vigorous sport fish of the southern Atlantic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seriola Carolinensis — amberfish am ber*fish , Amber fish Am ber fish ([a^]m b[ e]r*f[i^]sh ). (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several amber to coppery fork tailed warm water carangid fishes of the genus {Seriola}, especially a large vigorous sport fish of the southern Atlantic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seriola Dumerili — amberfish am ber*fish , Amber fish Am ber fish ([a^]m b[ e]r*f[i^]sh ). (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several amber to coppery fork tailed warm water carangid fishes of the genus {Seriola}, especially a large vigorous sport fish of the southern Atlantic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • USS Runner (SS-476) — USS Runner (SS/AGSS 476), a Tench class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the runner, an amberfish inhabiting subtropical waters. Her keel was laid down on 10 July 1944 by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard of… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Runner (SS-275) — was a Gato class submarine, the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the runner, an amberfish inhabiting subtropical waters, so called for its rapid leaps from the water. Runner s keel was laid down on 8 December 1941 by the… …   Wikipedia

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