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Definition of Mackerel

Mackerel n. means: Any species of the genus Scomber, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food.

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Mackerel n. means: Any species of the genus Scomber, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food.

Meaning of Mackerel

Mackerel (n.) means: Any species of the genus Scomber, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food.

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Tunny (n.): Any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the Mackerel family, especially the common or great tunny (Orcynus / Albacora thynnus) native of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is extensively caught in the Mediterranean. On the American coast it is called horse mackerel. See Illust. of Horse mackerel, under Horse.

Albicore (n.): A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family, esp. Orcynus alalonga. One species (Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, is called in New England the horse mackerel; the tunny.

Jurel (n.): A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevalle, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as C. fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.

Tinker (n.): The chub mackerel.

Mackerel (n.): A pimp; also, a bawd.

Ton (n.): The common tunny, or house mackerel.

Tinker (n.): A young mackerel about two years old.

Scombroid (a.): Like or pertaining to the Mackerel family.

Kit (m.): A wooden tub or pail, smaller at the top than at the bottom; as, a kit of butter, or of mackerel.

Pad (n.): A measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles.

Whiffing (n.): A mode of fishing with a hand line for pollack, mackerel, and the like.

Scombroid (n.): Any fish of the family Scombridae, of which the mackerel (Scomber) is the type.

Scomber (n.): A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel.

Blackfish (n.): A fish of southern Europe (Centrolophus pompilus) of the Mackerel family.

Parvolin (n.): A nonoxygenous ptomaine, formed in the putrefaction of albuminous matters, especially of horseflesh and mackerel.

Caranx (n.): A genus of fishes, common on the Atlantic coast, including the yellow or golden mackerel.

Yellowfish (n.): A rock trout (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) found on the coast of Alaska; -- called also striped fish, and Atka mackerel.

Mackerel (n.): Any species of the genus Scomber, and of several related genera. They are finely formed and very active oceanic fishes. Most of them are highly prized for food.

Garfish (n.): A European marine fish (Belone vulgaris); -- called also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone, gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide, sea needle, and sea pike.

Saurel (n.): Any carangoid fish of the genus Trachurus, especially T. trachurus, or T. saurus, of Europe and America, and T. picturatus of California. Called also skipjack, and horse mackerel.

Porbeagle (n.): A species of shark (Lamna cornubica), about eight feet long, having a pointed nose and a crescent-shaped tail; -- called also mackerel shark.

Thimbleeye (n.): The chub mackerel. See under Chub.

Bluefish (n.): A large voracious fish (Pomatomus saitatrix), of the family Carangidae, valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the horse mackerel, in Virginia saltwater tailor, or skipjack.

Cero (n.): A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus Scomberomorus. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United States, -- the common cero (Scomberomorus caballa), called also kingfish, and spotted, or king, cero (S. regalis).

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Meaning of Holy Mackerel

Holy Mackerel means: Because mackerel is a fish that spoils quickly, merchants were allowed to sell it on Sundays contradicting the blue laws in 17th-century England. The phrase "Holy Mackerel!" is still used today as an expression of surprise and/or astonishment.

Meaning of Holy mackerel!

Holy mackerel! means: An interjection of surprise. Holy mackerel! We won the lottery!

Meaning of square mackerel

square mackerel means: Marijuana, term from Florida

Meaning of Holy mackerel!

Holy mackerel! means: An interjection of surprise. That chickenhead was trying to holler at my man.

Meaning of spillar

spillar means: a net or seine to catch mackerel when they frequented the coast a hundred years ago; a line of bultows for cod fishing

Meaning of Holy moly!

Holy moly! means: An interjection of surprise. Holy mackerel! We won the lottery!

Meaning of Tunny

Tunny means: Any one of several species of large oceanic fishes belonging to the Mackerel family, especially the common or great tunny (Orcynus / Albacora thynnus) native of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It sometimes weighs a thousand pounds or more, and is extensively caught in the Mediterranean. On the American coast it is called horse mackerel. See Illust. of Horse mackerel, under Horse.

Meaning of Albicore

Albicore means: A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family, esp. Orcynus alalonga. One species (Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, is called in New England the horse mackerel; the tunny.

Meaning of Jurel

Jurel means: A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevalle, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as C. fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.

Meaning of Tinker

Tinker means: The chub mackerel.

Meaning of Mackerel

Mackerel means: A pimp; also, a bawd.

Meaning of Ton

Ton means: The common tunny, or house mackerel.

Meaning of Tinker

Tinker means: A young mackerel about two years old.

Meaning of Scombroid

Scombroid means: Like or pertaining to the Mackerel family.

Meaning of Kit

Kit means: A wooden tub or pail, smaller at the top than at the bottom; as, a kit of butter, or of mackerel.

Meaning of Pad

Pad means: A measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles.

Meaning of Whiffing

Whiffing means: A mode of fishing with a hand line for pollack, mackerel, and the like.

Meaning of Scombroid

Scombroid means: Any fish of the family Scombridae, of which the mackerel (Scomber) is the type.

Meaning of Scomber

Scomber means: A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel.

Meaning of Blackfish

Blackfish means: A fish of southern Europe (Centrolophus pompilus) of the Mackerel family.

Meaning of Parvolin

Parvolin means: A nonoxygenous ptomaine, formed in the putrefaction of albuminous matters, especially of horseflesh and mackerel.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Acarpous

Acarpous means: Not producing fruit; unfruitful.

Meaning of Beneficiate

Beneficiate means: To reduce (ores).

Meaning of Creat

Creat means: An usher to a riding master.

Meaning of Ectocyst

Ectocyst means: The outside covering of the Bryozoa.

Meaning of Lithochromics

Lithochromics means: The art of printing colored pictures on canvas from oil paintings on stone.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of arse load

arse load means: Noun. In large quantities, a lot of, a great amount. E.g." She's given me arse loads of paperwork to complete before lunch."

Meaning of Vexed

Vexed means: Vegetarian

Meaning of beaver

beaver means: (1) Large amphibious broad tailed furry rodent of the North Americas. (2) Occasionally large, nearly always furry, sometimes wet, always attached to a woman, also referred to as the pussy, snatch or even quim. The later of those definitions being commonly used in the U.K. Makes phrases such as "I got attacked by a Beaver in the woods" a million times more humourous.

Meaning of aphrodisiac

aphrodisiac means: A substance that helps with sexual arousal and sexual desire.

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