crevalle jack


crevalle jack
noun
fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
Hypernyms: ↑jack

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  • crevalle jack. — See under jack1 (def. 6). Also called jack crevalle …   Useful english dictionary

  • crevalle — [krə val′ē, krə valə] n. [altered < CAVALLA] JACK (sense 10a); esp., the crevalle jack ( Caranx hippos) of the tropical Atlantic …   English World dictionary

  • Jack (fish) — Jack may refer to these fish:In Carangidae family: *Almaco jack *Amberjack *Bar jack *Black jack (fish) *Crevalle jack *Giant trevally or ronin jack *Jack mackerel *Leather jack *Yellow jackIn other fish *Coho salmon, males called jacks *Esox,… …   Wikipedia

  • jack — jack1 /jak/, n. 1. any of various portable devices for raising or lifting heavy objects short heights, using various mechanical, pneumatic, or hydraulic methods. 2. Also called knave. Cards. a playing card bearing the picture of a soldier or… …   Universalium

  • jack crevalle — noun fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico • Syn: ↑crevalle jack, ↑Caranx hippos • Hypernyms: ↑jack * * * noun : a crevalle (Caranx hippos) * * * jack crevalle, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jack — /jak/, n. a male given name, form of Jacob or John. * * * I Any of more than 150 species of fishes (family Carangidae, order Perciformes) found in temperate and tropical portions of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and occasionally in… …   Universalium

  • crevalle — noun Etymology: alteration of cavalla Date: 1879 any of several carangid fishes (genus Caranx); especially jack crevalle …   New Collegiate Dictionary