jurel

noun
ju·​rel | \ hü-ˈrel How to pronounce jurel (audio) \

Definition of jurel

: any of several carangid fishes (such as a jack crevalle) of warm seas

First Known Use of jurel

circa 1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jurel

Spanish

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about jurel

Time Traveler for jurel

Time Traveler

The first known use of jurel was circa 1772

See more words from the same year

Statistics for jurel

Cite this Entry

“Jurel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jurel. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

Comments on jurel

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Thing: Animal Edition

  • alt 5a023732e6f75
  • Name that animal:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!