any of a family (Scomberesocidae, order Atheriniformes) of small bony fishes that live near the surface of temperate seas, with a long, slender body, a projecting beak, and a series of small fins behind the dorsal and anal fins
Origin of sauryprobably ; from Modern Latin saurus, fish ; from Classical Greek sauros, horse mackerel, lizard
nounpl. saury or saur·ies
Any of several edible marine fishes of the family Scomberesocidae, having a slender body and elongated beak-like jaws.
Origin of sauryFrom New Latin saurus, lizard, from Greek sauros.