trevally
noun (plural -lies; also -lys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1871 any of various carangid fishes (especially genus Caranx)

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  • trevally — /trəˈvæli / (say truh valee) noun (plural trevally or trevallies) any of numerous species of Australian sport and food fishes, especially of the genus Caranx, typically fast swimming with streamlined bodies tapering sharply towards a forked or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • trevally — australinis pilkasis slapukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Seriolella brama angl. blue bream; common bream; sea bream; trevally; warehou rus. австралийская сериолелла; вареху; лещевидная… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • trevally — /treuh val ee/, n., pl. trevallies. any of several popular Australian food fish of the genus Caranx, esp. Caranx georgianus. [orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • trevally — noun An edible Australian fish of the genus Caranx …   Wiktionary

  • trevally — [trɪ vali] noun (plural trevallies) a marine sporting fish of the Indo Pacific. [Caranx and other genera: several species.] Origin C19: prob. an alt. of cavally horse mackerel , from Sp. caballo horse …   English new terms dictionary

  • trevally — tre·val·ly …   English syllables

  • trevally — tre•val•ly [[t]trəˈvæl i[/t]] n. pl. lies ich any of several Australian food fish of the genus Caranx, esp C. georgianus[/ex] • Etymology: 1880–85; of obscure orig …   From formal English to slang

  • trevally — n. (pl. ies) any Australian fish of the genus Caranx, used as food. Etymology: prob. alt. f. cavally, a kind of fish, f. Sp. caballo horse f. L (as CAVALRY) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Giant trevally — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Bluefin trevally — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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