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saury

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noun, sau·ry \ˈsȯr-ē\

Definition of saury

plural sauries

  1. :  a widely distributed fish (Scombresox saurus) of temperate waters of the Atlantic that resembles the related needlefishes; also :  a similar widely distributed fish (C. saira) of temperate waters of the Pacific



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Origin of saury

New Latin saurus lizard


First Known Use: circa 1771

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