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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the family of fishes comprising the typical mackerels, the chub mackerels, and a few related forms

Usage examples (24)
  • Mackerel (Scomber scombrus) and blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) are likely to migrate northeast to the Barents Sea.
  • The famous pickle Garum was made from the Thynnus or Tunny as well as from the Scomber, but that from the Scomber was counted the most delicate.
  • “Warm water” pelagic species, such as blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) and mackerel (Scomber scombrus), are likely to occur in the area in higher concentrations...
  • Scomber pinnulis iupra iiifraque odlo, corpore pluuibeo. for more
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