amberjack

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noun am·ber·jack \ˈam-bər-ˌjak\

Definition of amberjack

  1. :  any of several carangid fishes (genus Seriola); especially :  a large vigorous sport fish (S. dumerili) of the western Atlantic

Origin and Etymology of amberjack

from its color


First Known Use: 1873



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