jack crevalle
noun Date: 1948 a carangid fish (Caranx hippos) that is an important food fish especially along the west coast of Florida

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • crevalle jack — noun fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico • Syn: ↑jack crevalle, ↑Caranx hippos • Hypernyms: ↑jack …   Useful english dictionary

  • crevalle jack. — See under jack1 (def. 6). Also called jack crevalle. * * * …   Universalium

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  • crevalle — noun Etymology: alteration of cavalla Date: 1879 any of several carangid fishes (genus Caranx); especially jack crevalle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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