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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scomber, genus Scombernoun

    type genus of the Scombridae


  1. scomber

    Scomber is a genus of fish in the mackerel family, which includes species such as the Atlantic mackerel and the chub mackerel. These are marine fish found in the open seas, typically known for their streamlined bodies and strong swimming abilities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scombernoun

    a genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel

  2. Etymology: [L., a mackerel, Gr. sko`mbros.]


  1. Scomber

    Scomber is a genus of ocean-dwelling mackerels in the family Scombridae. The four species of Scomber together with the three species of Rastrelliger comprise the tribe Scombrini, known as the "true mackerels".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scomber

    skom′bėr, n. a genus of acanthopterygian fishes typical of the family Scombridæ, to which belong mackerel, tunnies, bonitos, &c.—ns. Scomber′esox, the mackerel pikes, saury pikes, or sauries; Scomberom′orus, the Spanish mackerel and related species.—adjs. Scom′briform, Scom′brid, -al, Scom′broid. [L.,—Gr. skombros, a mackerel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scomber in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scomber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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