carangid

play
adjective ca·ran·gid \kə-ˈran-jəd, -ˈraŋ-gəd\

Definition of carangid

  1. :  of or relating to a large family (Carangidae of the order Perciformes) of marine spiny-finned bony fishes including important food fishes

carangid

noun

Origin and Etymology of carangid

ultimately from French carangue shad, horse mackerel, from Spanish caranga


First Known Use: 1931


Learn More about carangid


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up carangid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!