Definition of Acanthocybium
: a genus (sometimes made the type of a separate family Acanthocybiidae though usually placed in Scombridae) of large predaceous marine fishes that includes the wahoo and other food and game fishes
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Origin and Etymology of acanthocybium
New Latin, from acanth- + Latin cybium tunny, from Greek kybion flesh of the young tunny, from kybos piece of salted fish, cube
First Known Use: 1862
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