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ˈsɔr isau·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saury, billfish, Scomberesox saurusnoun

    slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters


  1. saurynoun

    A marine epipelagic fish of the family Scomberesocidae, with beaklike jaws and a row of small finlets behind the dorsal and anal fins.


  1. Saury

    The saury (Cololabis adocetus) is a species of fish (not to be confused with the Pacific saury, another species in the genus Cololabis) which is a member of the family Scomberesocidae, or the saury family. It is widespread in the Eastern Pacific in the surface waters, typically remaining in the top 50 centimeters of the water column - although it can be found at depths of up to 1 meter. It can grow to a length of about 5 centimeters. The saury generally lives in waters between 5 and 12 degrees Celsius. The saury is a highly migratory fish.


  1. saury

    A saury is a type of slender, predatory marine fish that is commercially harvested, often associated with the family Scomberesocidae. They are elongated in shape with a pointed snout and elongated lower jaw, and are characterized by having a line of small finlets behind their dorsal and anal fins. Saury is typically found in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. They are also typically used in cooking, particularly in East Asian cuisine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saurynoun

    a slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring

  2. Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saury

    saw′ri, n. the skipper, a species of the family Scomberesocidæ, with elongated body and head, the jaws produced into a sharp beak.

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  1. Surya

  2. Sūrya

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saury in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • saira, makrillihaukiFinnish
  • एक प्रकार की समुद्री मछलीHindi
  • сайраRussian

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