caranx

noun ca·ranx \ ˈkaˌraŋks , ˈkāˌ- \

Definition of caranx

1 capitalized : the type genus of Carangidae — see cavalla
2 plural caranx : any fish of the genus Caranx

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Origin and Etymology of caranx

New Latin, from French carangue shad, horse mackerel, from Spanish caranga, carangue


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