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