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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History and Etymology for caranx

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

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“Caranx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caranx. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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