Spanish mackerel
noun Date: 1666 a large mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus) that is bluish above with oval brown spots on the sides, is found off the Atlantic coast of North America from Cape Cod to the Yucatán, and is an important food and game fish

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  • Spanish mackerel — Spanish Span ish, a. Of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards. [1913 Webster] {Spanish bayonet} (Bot.), a liliaceous plant ({Yucca alorifolia}) with rigid spine tipped leaves. The name is also applied to other similar plants of the Southwestern …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spanish mackerel — n. any of a genus (Scomberomorus) of edible marine scombroid fishes; esp., an Atlantic species ( S. maculatus) …   English World dictionary

  • Spanish mackerel — /spænɪʃ ˈmækərəl / (say spanish makuhruhl) noun (plural Spanish mackerel or Spanish mackerels) 1. Also, Spaniard. the narrow barred mackerel, Scomberomorus commerson, found from Fiji to the east coast of Africa, and along both the east and west… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Spanish mackerel — ispaninė dėmėtoji skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus maculatus angl. Atlantic Spanish mackerel; sierra mackerel; Spanish mackerel; spotted Spanish mackerel rus. испанская пятнистая… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Spanish mackerel — afrikinė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomber japonicus colias angl. Atlantic mackerel; chub mackerel; coly mackerel; Spanish mackerel rus. африканская скумбрия; средиземноморская скумбрия… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Spanish mackerel — kaliforninė vienspalvė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus concolor angl. Monterey mackerel; Spanish mackerel rus. калифорнийская макрель; королевская макрель; одноцветная макрель… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Spanish mackerel — brazilinė skumbrė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scomberomorus brasiliensis angl. sierra; Spanish mackerel rus. бразильская макрель ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karališkosios skumbrės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Spanish mackerel — noun 1. flesh of commercially important fishes especially of the Atlantic coastal waters of America • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel • Part Holonyms: ↑Scomber colias 2. any of several large marine food fishes of the genus Scomberomorus • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spanish mackerel — 1. an American game fish, Scomberomorus maculatus, inhabiting the Atlantic Ocean. 2. any of various similar scombroid fishes. 3. (in California) the jack mackerel. [1660 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Spanish mackerel — noun a large edible game fish related to the mackerel. [Scomberomorus maculatus (tropical Atlantic) and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

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