Definition of carangid
: of or relating to a large family (Carangidae of the order Perciformes) of marine spiny-finned bony fishes including important food fishes
Origin of carangid
ultimately from French carangue shad, horse mackerel, from Spanish caranga
First Known Use: 1931
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