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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jack′ mack`erel(n.)

  1. an edible carangid fish, Trachurus symmetricus, of the Pacific North American coast, resembling a mackerel.

    Category: Ichthyology

    Ref: Also called horse mackerel. 2

Origin of jack mackerel:

1880–85, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. horse mackerel, jack mackerel, Spanish mackerel, saurel, Trachurus symmetricus(noun)

    a California food fish


  1. jack mackerel(Noun)

    Any of various edible fish of the genera Trachurus or Caranx.


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