yellow jack


Definition of yellow jack

2 : a yellowish carangid marine food fish (Caranx bartholomaei) found from Massachusetts to Brazil

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The Utters, Partridge, Dale Salkeld and Bobby Sims also caught a yellow jack and three dolphin. Steve Waters, miamiherald, "Even with an unexpected catch, fishing in South Florida will give you a delicious meal | Miami Herald," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of yellow jack

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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