carangid


ca·ran·gid

adjective \kə-ˈran-jəd, -ˈraŋ-gəd\

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
carangid noun

Origin of CARANGID

ultimately from French carangue shad, horse mackerel, from Spanish caranga
First Known Use: 1931

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