- of a widely distributed family (Scombridae) of spiny-finned percoid food fishes, including the mackerels, bonitos, and tunas
- like a mackerel
Origin of scombroid; from Modern Latin Scombridae ; from Classical Latin scomber, mackerel (; from Classical Greek skombros) + -oid
a fish of this family
Any of various marine fishes of the suborder Scombroidei, which includes the barracudas, mackerels, and tunas.
Origin of scombroidNew Latin Scombro&imacron;de&imacron;, suborder name, from Latin scomber, scombr-, mackerel, from Greek skombros.
- pertaining to a mackerel
- Any fish of the family Scombridae, of which the mackerel (Scomber) is the type.
From Greek ÏƒÎºÎ¿Î¼Î²ÏÎ¿Ï‚ "˜tuna, mackerel'.