Scomberomorus

noun Scom·ber·om·o·rus \ˌskämbəˈrämərəs\

Definition of Scomberomorus

  1. :  a genus of elongated compressed fishes (family Scombridae) having the snout long and pointed, the mouth large, and the scales few and rudimentary and including a number of important food and sport fishes

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Origin and Etymology of scomberomorus

New Latin, from Latin scomber mackerel + Greek homoros closely resembling, from homos same — more at same


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