Definition of Carangid

1. Noun. A percoid fish of the family Carangidae.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to fish of the family Carangidae.
Category relationships: Zoological Science, Zoology
Partainyms: Carangidae

Definition of Carangid

1. Noun. (zoology) Any fish belonging to the Carangidae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carangid

1. a marine fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carangid

caramelized sugar
caramelizes
caramelizing
caramellike
caramelly
caramels
caramiphen ethanedisulfonate
caramiphen hydrochloride
caramoussal
caramoussals
caramusa
carancha
caranda
caranda palm
caranday
carangid (current term)
carangid fish
carangids
carangoid
caranna
carannas
caranx
caranxes
carap
carapace
carapaced
carapacelike
carapaces
carapato
carapatos

Literary usage of Carangid

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1. The Fishes of Zanzibar: Acanthopterygii by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf G√ľnther (1866)
"353. T4 C A3 Zanzibar. Island of Pemba. Eed Sea to Polynesia. 188. Family carangid^. [195, 232.] [368.] [668.] CARANX, Cuv. ..."

2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"carangid^:. This important family supplies us with large quantities of delicious food-fishes, many of which, from their large size, are not so appreciated ..."

3. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"carangid.*:, 56. MM. Caudal peduncle stout, the fin little forked. ... carangid.E, 50. RR. Tail not keeled. <S. Dorsal fin very long, without distinct ..."

4. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1883)
"P. Anal preceded by 2 free spines carangid^E, 75. PP. ... carangid^E, 75. QQ. Lateral line unarmed. R. Throat with 2 long barbels (placed just behind chin) ..."

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