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carangid

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adjective ca·ran·gid \kə-ˈran-jəd, -ˈraŋ-gəd\

Definition of carangid

  1. :  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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