pl. -·ro or -·ros
a large, marine, food and game scombroid fish (Scomberomorus regalis), found in the tropical W Atlantic
Origin of ceroSpanish sierra ; from Classical Latin serra, a saw
Origin of cero-; from Classical Latin cera ; from Classical Greek k?ros, wax
nounpl. ce·ros or cero
An edible fish (Scomberomorus regalis) of western Atlantic waters, having silvery sides and a dark-blue back.
Origin of ceroAlteration of Spanish sierra, saw, fish of the genus Scomberomorus (from the two lines of small fins, resembling the teeth of a saw, that run between the fish's dorsal and anal fins and its tail ); see sierra.
(plural ceros or ceroes)
- A large scombroid food fish found chiefly in the West Indies.