Dictionary

saury

saury

noun sau·ry \ˈsr-ē\
plural sauries

Definition of SAURY

:  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

Illustration of SAURY

Origin of SAURY

New Latin saurus lizard
First Known Use: circa 1771

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: sausagePrevious Word in the Dictionary: -saurusAll Words Near: saury
February 27, 2015
rationale Hear it
An explanation or underlying reason
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears