: any of numerous tropical or subtropical fishes of Seriola or related genera (family Carangidae) compare amberjack, yellowtail

Word History


so called from its color

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amberfish was in 1674

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“Amberfish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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