escolar

play
noun es·co·lar \ˌes-kə-ˈlär\

Definition of escolar

plural

escolar

or

escolars

  1. :  a large widely distributed rough-scaled scombroid fish (Lepidocybium flavobrunneum) that resembles a mackerel

Origin and Etymology of escolar

Spanish, literally, scholar, from Medieval Latin scholaris — more at scholar


First Known Use: circa 1890


Learn More about escolar

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of escolar


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to search out and expose misconduct

Get Word of the Day daily email!