Any of several edible marine fishes of the family Scomberesocidae, having a slender body and elongated beak-like jaws.
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 saury
- From New Latin saurus lizard from Greek sauros
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition