Saury meaning

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Any of several edible marine fishes of the family Scomberesocidae, having a slender body and elongated beak-like jaws.
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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.
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Origin of saury

  • From New Latin saurus lizard from Greek sauros

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition