cero

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cero \Ce"ro\, noun [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] (Zool.) 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 ({Scomberomorus regalis}).

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cero

noun

1: large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters [syn: {cero}, {pintado}, {kingfish}, {Scomberomorus regalis}]

2: large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil [syn: {king mackerel}, {cavalla}, {cero}, {Scomberomorus cavalla}]


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